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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Clifton McMicken (1857-1920)

Civil servant.

Born at Clifton, Ontario on 10 November 1857, the adopted son of Gilbert McMicken, stepbrother of Alexander McMicken, he came to Winnipeg in 1871 and took a job as an office boy in the office of the receiver-general for the federal government in Winnipeg. He stayed there for the rest of the career, rising in rank so that, at the time of his death, he was the assistant receiver-general. He died unmarried on 1 October 1920 and was buried in Kildonan Cemetery.

Sources:

“Suddenly Stricken, A. C. M'Micken Expires” Newspaper clipping dated 2 October 1920. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B7]

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Page revised: 13 February 2009

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