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Memorable Manitobans: Robert R. Dalgleish (1850-1912)


Born at Galt, Ontario on 9 November 1850, he studied dentistry in New York, afterwards setting up a dental practice at Galt. In 1880, he moved to Winnipeg where he lived for the remainder of his life. He was the first President and one of the founders of the Western Dental Association. He was interested in trap shooting and curling. He died of pneumonia at St. Boniface in January 1912 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Dr. Dalgleish dies,” Winnipeg Telegram, 29 January 1912. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B5]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 April 2018

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