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Memorable Manitobans: William Smith-Jackson (1847-1918)

Contractor, community activist.

Born in Peel County, Ontario on 25 August 1847, he moved to Dauphin, Manitoba where he was a contractor and was active in community affairs, serving as Chair of the Dauphin School Board from 1902 to 1910. He died at Dauphin on 8 February 1918. He is commemorated by Smith-Jackson School in Dauphin.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 December 2011

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