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Memorable Manitobans: John Fleming (c1884-1960)


Educated at Arrow River and Brandon, he attended law school in Winnipeg. He farmed near Arrow district until he established a law practice at Minnedosa in 1925. He was also a police magistrate there and was made a Queen’s Counsel (1958). He was Past President of the Northern Judicial Bar Association, Secretary of the Minnedosa Agricultural Society, and a member of the Masons and United Church. He died at Minnedosa on 25 March 1960 and was buried in the Minnedosa Cemetery.


“13 new QCs are named,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1957, page 1.

“John Fleming, 76, buried at Minnedosa,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 March 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 4]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 January 2017

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