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Memorable Manitobans: Frederick William Fisher (1854-?)

Civil servant.

Born at Milton, Northamptonshire, England on 26 June 1854, son of Nicholas Fisher, he worked in a land agency from 1870 to 1872, going afterwards to London where he worked in an estate agency office. He came to Manitoba in 1876, studying law for three years, first with F. E. Cornish and later with Archibald and Howell. He gave up his legal studies due to ill health and entered the provincial civil service in August 1881, being appointed an accountant in the Department of Public Works in 1886.

Sources:

A Political Manual of the Province of Manitoba and the North-West Territories by J. P. Robertson, Winnipeg: Call Printing Company, 1887.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 July 2010

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