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Memorable Manitobans: James William Pattison (1860-1917)

Click to enlargeFarmer, municipal official.

Born at Coventry, England on 7 January 1860, son of Charles Hubert Pattison and Harriet Smith, he emigrated to Canada with his family and farmed with his father until 1889 when he went into the general merchandise business. From 1893 to 1898 he worked as clerk in the law office of John Wemyss. In the latter year he became clerk for the Town of Neepawa. He married Mary S. Mackintosh of Walkton, Ontario in 1889. He was a member of the Masons, IOOF, and Ancient Order of United Workmen. He died at Neepawa on 16 April 1917.

Sources:

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

Death registration for J. W. Pattison, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2008

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