Alexander McMicken

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Alexander McMicken
6th Mayor of Winnipeg
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Born(1837-08-27)27 August 1837
Queenstown, Upper Canada
Died 30 July 1916(1916-07-30) (aged 78)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Spouse(s) ?? Johnson (m. 1859)

Alexander McMicken (27 August 1837 – 30 July 1916) was the sixth Mayor of Winnipeg in 1883. [1]

Winnipeg Provincial capital city in Manitoba, Canada

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. Centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, it is near the longitudinal centre of North America, approximately 110 kilometres (70 mi) north of the Canada–United States border.

After moving to Winnipeg in 1871, he established a banking career and the following year established a bank in his own name. After serving in two city council terms, he became as Mayor following the 1882 election. [1]

He once lived at the J.C. Falls House at Roslyn Road, designated today as a historic building. [2] McMicken Street in Winnipeg is named in his honour. [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 Manitoba Historical Society - Alexander McMicken
  2. Historical Buildings Committee (January 1994). "36 Roslyn Road - J.C. Falls House" (pdf). City of Winnipeg. Retrieved 2008-11-11.