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Memorable Manitobans: Robert James Muckle (c1850-1916)

Veteran, farmer.

Born in Ireland, he emigrated to Canada and was educated at Upper Canada College before coming to Manitoba in 1870 as a member of the Wolseley Expedition. He later worked on construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway through western Canada then homesteaded at Clandeboye, Manitoba where he was a keen apiarist. Predeceased by his wife, he had no children. He died at his farm on 20 January 1916 and was buried in Dynevor Cemetery.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Robert Muckle dead”, undated newspaper clipping. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B6]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 October 2010

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