Watson Montgomery Crosby

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Watson Montgomery Crosby
Reeve of The Rural Municipality of Wallace, Manitoba
In office
1893–1896
Preceded byWilliam M. Cushing
Succeeded byGeorge A. Freeman
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Dennis
In office
January 15, 1896 March 19, 1897
Preceded by James Frame
Succeeded by William James Kennedy
Personal details
Born(1857-06-10)June 10, 1857
French River, Prince Edward Island
DiedMarch 19, 1897(1897-03-19) (aged 39)
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Watson Montgomery Crosby (June 10, 1857 – March 19, 1897) served as the reeve of the Rural Municipality of Wallace and as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for the constituency of Dennis.

The Rural Municipality of Wallace is a former rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was originally incorporated as a rural municipality on December 22, 1883. It ceased on January 1, 2015 as a result of its provincially mandated amalgamation with the RM of Woodworth and the Village of Elkhorn to form the Rural Municipality of Wallace – Woodworth.

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Crosby held his seat in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba until his death. He died in Winnipeg, unmarried, of typhoid fever on March 19, 1897.

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References

  1. "Watson Montgomery Crosby (1857-1897)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society.
  2. "MLA Biographies - Deceased". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.