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Memorable Manitobans: John Wesley Mack (1903-1936)


Born in Ontario on 26 May 1903, son of Charles A. Mack (c1875-?) and Sophia Elizabeth Poulton (1875-1928), he grew up at Starbuck. His career as a teacher included service as Principal of Moosehorn School (1934-1936). He died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 6 March 1936 and was buried in the Starbuck Cemetery.


Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1921 Canada census, Ancestry.

“Entrance examination results for all Manitoba Divisons announced [Inspector Hartley’s division],” Manitoba Free Press, 18 July 1919, page 4.

Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 9 March 1936, page 8.

“Deaths and funerals [Starbuck, Man. - The funeral of Wesley Mack],” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 March 1936, page 7.

“In Memoriam [J. Wesley Mack],” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 March 1940, page 18.

Starbuck Cemetery, Wesley Mack, FindAGrave.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 11 November 2017

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