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Memorable Manitobans: John McLeod (1821-1920)

Settler.

Born in Red River, he carried the mail between Hudson's Bay Company posts, and later worked at the first grist mill at Red River. A veritable giant, he was said to be 6 feet, 10 inches tall. He later trapped in the Whitemouth District.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 March 2017

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