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Memorable Manitobans: John Patrick Driscoll (1864-?)

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John Patrick Driscoll
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Railwayman.

Born at Montreal, Quebec on 4 April 1864, son of Thomas Driscoll and Elizabeth Carey, he was educated at the Christian Brothers' School. He began working with the Grand Trunk Railway in 1879. He joined the Canadian Pacific Railway as Chief Clerk of Car Accounts, serving from 1883 to 1888, then Chief Clerk of Car Accounts (1890-1894) and Car Accountant (1894-1903). In 1903, he was appointed Superintendent of Car Service with the Canadian Northern Railway, based in Winnipeg. He married Annie McLeod (?-?) of Avoca, Quebec and they had a son.

Sources:

Who's Who and Why, Volumes 6 and 7, 1915-1916, page 370.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 October 2021

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