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Memorable Manitobans: Magnus Brown (c1811-1888)

Farmer.

Brown farmed the land where Winnipeg’s Magnus Avenue is now situated, and which was named to commemorate him. He died at Winnipeg on 18 October 1888 and was buried in the St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 May 2020

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