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Memorable Manitobans: John W. Jamieson (1853-1910)

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Born at Tara, Ontario on 6 April 1853, he came to Manitoba in 1893 and settled at Carman, opening a stationery station the following year. He established the Carman Leader newspaper in 1897 and sold his interest in 1907, remaining on to manage the paper for the new owners. Married with two daughters, he was a member of the Masons (Oakland Lodge No. 9). He died of appendicitis at Carman on 10 May 1910.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“J. W. Jamieson dead,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 May 1910, page 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 August 2019

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