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Memorable Manitobans: William Inkster (1836-1868)

Mixed-blood leader.

Born in Red River, he was educated at St. John’s Parochial School and St. John’s College, and then became a teacher. He was a charter member of the Masonic lodge at Fort Garry, and he became its junior warden. He was appointed to the Council of Assiniboia in 1868.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 October 2017

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