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Memorable Manitobans: John Young (1913-1991)

Native leader.

Born in The Pas, Manitoba, he was active in politics on The Pas Reserve for over 50 years. He served as chief of The Pas band for many years and was a senator of the Manitoba Indian Brotherhood. He founded the McGillivray Care Home on the reserve.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 3 May 2008

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