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Memorable Manitobans: Francis Dodds (1850-1926)

Farmer, cleric.

Born at Oshawa, Ontario in 1850, he came to Manitoba and settled on a farm in the Municipality of Springfield near Dugald in 1874. Around the turn of the 20th century, he went as a missionary to the Moose Mountain Indian School in Saskatchewan and, after ten years service there, was appointed principal of the Presbyterian Indian School at Shoal Lake, near Lake of the Woods, in Ontario. He retired from the position in 1916, in failing health, and moved near Toronto. He returned to Manitoba in December 1925 to live with his son in Winnipeg. He died there on 28 January 1926 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

“Early missionary of Western Canada dies,” Manitoba Free Press, 30 January 1926. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 October 2017

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