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Memorable Manitobans: John Donald McIntosh (1850-1902)

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John Donald McIntosh
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Farmer, miller, MLA (1896-1899).

Born at McIntosh’s Mill, Young Township, Ontario on 19 July 1850, son of John McIntosh and Janet Armstrong, he was educated at local public schools then worked as a farmer and miller. On 26 December 1876, he married Elizabeth Westbrook (1852-?) and they had three sons: Frank Westbrook McIntosh, Robert McIntosh (1886-?), John McIntosh (1890-?). The family came to Manitoba in 1880. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1896 general election, serving a single term. He died at Manitou on 15 January 1902 and was buried in the Archibald Cemetery.


Biographical profile, Manitoba Free Press, 16 March 1899, page 12.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“J. D. McIntosh dead,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 January 1902, page 4.

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1934.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 September 2018

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