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Memorable Manitobans: James Stewart McAdam (c1853-1915)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born at Manchester, England, he emigrated to Canada and settled at Treherne, Manitoba where he operated a farm and served on the municipal council for several years. He later moved to Winnipeg and worked as a land valuator for a real estate firm then an inspector for the National Trust Company. In 1907 he moved to British Columbia and resided at Esquimalt where he served on the municipal council and assisted in the development of a sewage system and highways. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 23 July 1915.

Sources:

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

“Dies at coast”, Manitoba Free Press, 2 August 1915. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B6]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 October 2010

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