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Memorable Manitobans: Peter D. McKinnon (1852-?)

Click to enlargeInsurance manager.

Born in Ontario on 7 February 1852, he arrived in Manitoba in 1880. He was principal of the Portage la Prairie Public School for two years, a lumber salesman with Duncan McDonald from 1882 to 1887, life insurance salesman from 1887 to 1924. Manager of the Life Department of the Mutual Life Association Company for fifteen years; Manager of the Investment Department for fifteen years. Retired to private life, 1 January 1924. Member AF & AM (Prince Rupert), Scottish Rite. Presbyterian.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 9 November 2008

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