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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas McCliesh

Fur trader.

A carpenter by trade, he began with the Hudson's Bay Company in 1698, served as a sloop captain, and became chief factor at Albany in 1715. In 1722 he became governor-in-chief of the HBC operations on the Bay. With a year out in 1727 and again in 1734, he served as governor until 1737. He died in “low circumstances.”

More information:

Thomas McCliesh, Dictionary of Canadian Biography III, 414-15.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 9 April 2008

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