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Memorable Manitobans: John Neil McLean (1870-?)

Chief License Inspector, Manitoba Temperance Act.

Born in Brock township, 1 January 1870. Son of Neil C. McLean and Janet Gillis. Married Nan MacQueen, 1918. Has two sons. Educated at Woodstock College; winner of gold medal for public speaking in graduation year; ordained minister; came West to Winnipeg in 1907, preached here for eight years, Organized Temperance campaign in 1916. Editor of The Western Outlook, 1910-15 Superintendent of Baptist Missions, 1911-1915. Secretary Social Service, 1915-16. Editor of the Statesman for several years. Recreations: Golf, motoring, gardening. Summer home at Matlock, Lake Winnipeg. Address, St. John’s Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Sources:

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

Page revised: 25 October 2008

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