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Memorable Manitobans: John Albert Stevenson (1848-1879)

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J. A. Stevenson
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Farmer, MLA (1878-79).

Born in Scott Township, Ontario on 29 February 1848, son of Irish immigrants Robert and Jane Stevenson, he was educated at the local public school. Unmarried. A farmer, he served a single term in the Manitoba Legislature, representing the Pembina constituency. He died at his mother’s residence on Margaret Street in Winnipeg on 6 August 1879 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.


Death notice, Manitoba Daily Free Press, 6 August 1879, pages 1 and 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 March 2014

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