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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)

Sources:

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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