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Memorable Manitobans: Wildrick Kenneth McPhail (1863-?)


Born at East Kildonan on 16 April 1863, son of John McPhail and Ann Kauffman, he was educated at the Garrick School, Kildonan public schools, and St. John’s College. After operating the family farm for a time, in 1892 he engaged in teaming and conducted a general store until 1902 when he opened a real estate business.

On 23 November 1886, he married Flora Mary McDonald, daughter of Donald McDonald of Little Britain. They had three sons: Donald A. McPhail, Edward L. McPhail, and William Kenneth McPhail. The family lived at 387 Nairn Avenue, Elmwood.


Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 May 2016

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