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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: James Arthur Clare (1856-1938)

Merchant, municipal official.

Born at L’Orignal, Ontario on 8 July 1856, he came to western Canada in 1878 and established a store at Neepawa, operating it until retirement in 1925 when he moved to Winnipeg. On 12 December 1883, he married Agnes McLean (1866-1930) at Neepawa. They had four children: Eva Muriel Clare, Eleanor Averall Clare (1887-1977, wife of Harold Kenzie Newcombe), Arthur Murray Clare (1894-1959), and Norval Douglas Clare (1902-?). He served as Mayor of Neepawa (1893-1894) and was a member of the United Church. He died at his Winnipeg home, 207 Academy Road, on 25 April 1938 and was buried in the Neepawa Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“James Clare,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 April 1938, page 19.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2017

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