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Memorable Manitobans: Maurice Dane MacCarthy (1878-1953)

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Maurice Dane MacCarthy
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Farmer, MLA (1927-1932), MLA (1933-1936), MLA (1937-1940), MLA (1941-1945), MLA (1946-1949), MLA (1950-1953).

Born at Bracebridge, Ontario on 11 May 1878, son of John Maurice MacCarthy and Ann Cooper, he was educated at the Bracebridge Public School. On 9 January 1907, he married Frances Mary Tucker (1882-1953), daughter of William and Mary Tucker, of England. They had seven children: John MacCarthy (?-?), Agnes MacCarthy (?-?), Charles MacCarthy (?-?), Anne MacCarthy (?-?), Luke MacCarthy (?-?), Eileen MacCarthy (?-?), and Clare MacCarthy (?-?). He was first elected as a Progressive to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1927 general election and was re-elected in 1932, 1936, 1941, 1945, and 1949. He lived at Ste. Rose du Lac. He died on 8 June 1953 and was buried in the Ste. Rose du Lac Catholic Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dane McCarthy School No. 2208 (RM of Lakeshore)


The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1943.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 July 2018

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