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Memorable Manitobans: James Dale Fraser (c1875-1942)

Grain inspector.

Born at Paisley, Ontario, he came to Macgregor, Manitoba in October 1897 to help harvest a bumper farm crop and stayed for the rest of his life. The next year he got a job with the freight department of the Canadian Pacific Railway, staying there until 1899 when he joined the inspection department of the board of grain commissioners. He was appointed Chief Grain Inspector for the whole of Canada in 1925. He retired in 1940. He was a member of the Granite Curling Club and the IOOF. He died at Winnipeg, unmarried, on 11 July 1942 and was buried at Paisley, Ontario. At the time of his death, he lived at 190 Edmonton Street.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 July 1942, page 5.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 February 2010

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