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Memorable Manitobans: Allan Leslie (1858-1938)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born in Peel County, Ontario on 9 November 1858, son of John S. Leslie and Anne McPherson, he came to Manitoba and farmed in the Rural Municipality of Cornwallis. He was married to Eliza Jane Wiggins. They had five children: Allie M. Leslie (b 1882), John W. Leslie (b 1883), Jennie E. Leslie (b 1884), Allen Cameron Leslie (b 1887), and Esther Annie Leslie (b 1889). After his wife died in 1891, he married Elizabeth Stockdale in December 1896, with whom he had two sons: George D. Leslie (b 1897) and James Sifton Leslie (b 1901). He served as Reeve for the RM of Cornwallis. In this capacity he attended the 1905 founding meeting in Brandon of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities. He died at Brandon on 31 May 1938.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 June 2010

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