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Memorable Manitobans: Marie Joseph Alain Magon de la Giclais (1873-?)

Stock broker.

Born at Tilques near Calais in France on 23 March 1873, son of Arthur Magon and Mathilde de la Giclais, he was educated at Paris, France. As of 1895, he engaged in farming, coming to Winnipeg in 1901 where he founded stockbroking business at 235 Main Street. He was a member of the Winnipeg Stock Exchange and served as President of the Continental Fire Insurance Company and President of Cie Foncier de Manitoba. He held a commission in the French Army. In 1900, he married Roberta Talbot (?-?) of Worcester, Massachusetts and they had two daughters. He was a Liberal and a Roman Catholic. In 1911, he lived in the Rosemount Block on River Avenue in Winnipeg.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 October 2020

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