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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald C. McKenzie (c1863-1919)

Contractor.

He married the niece of Sir William Mackenzie and they had four children. He was Vice-President of the Northern Construction Company, and President of the Winnipeg Aqueduct Company. Among various enterprises he was responsible for the building of the Seven Sisters Generating Station. As a railway contractor he was identified with the Mackenzie-Mann interests. He died at the site of the power plant on 24 July 1919 and was buried at Beaverton, Ontario.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“A. C. M’Kenzie dies suddenly,” Winnipeg Tribune, 25 July 1919, page 5.

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 January 2018

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