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Memorable Manitobans: George S. Taylor (1839-1919)

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Born at York Factory, he was a sailor for the Hudson’s Bay Company before accompanying the Palliser Expedition across the West in 1857. He later settled near Lower Fort Garry and in 1879 moved west to Prince Albert to homestead. He died in Edgerton, Alberta.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 October 2013

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