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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander MacBeth Sutherland (1849-1884)

Click to enlargeLawyer, MLA (1878-79), MLA (1879-1883), MLA (1883-1886).

Born at Point Douglas, Manitoba on 31 December 1849, the third son of Senator John Sutherland and his wife Janet, he was educated at Kildonan Public School, St. John’s College, and Manitoba College, receiving his BA from the University of Toronto in 1877. A barrister-at-law, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1878 for Kildonan. He was appointed Attorney-General in 1882 and Provincial Secretary in 1883. He died of typhoid fever on 7 March 1884 and is commemorated by Sutherland Avenue in Winnipeg.

Sources:

A Political Manual of the Province of Manitoba and the North-West Territories by J. P. Robertson, Winnipeg: Call Printing Company, 1887.

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 March 2011

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