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Memorable Manitobans: Charles MacIver (1887-1973)


Born at Breasclete, Scotland he spent 43½ years on the Winnipeg Police Force, including six years as Chief of Police. In 1928 he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for bravery by the Cosmopolitan Club of Winnipeg. He was a member and past president of the Canadian and International Chiefs of Police, and a member and past president of the St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg. He died at Winnipeg on 2 August 1973 and was buried in the Kildonan Presbyterian Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 August 1973.

Page revised: 21 April 2009

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