Having come to Manitoba in 1880, he took
up a homestead claim and
remained uon it for three years and then
moved to Clan William, where he
bought a small farm. His success came
rapidly and he added to his holdings
from time to time until he has an interest
in thirty-two hundred acres of the finest
land in the province. His public spirit
takes the form of ready cooperation in
worthy enterprises and in active participation
in the political life of the district.
He was one of the promoters of the Minnedosa
Dam project and has been reeve
of the Minnedosa municipality and license
commisioner of the conservative ticket.
He belongs to the Independent Order of
Odd Fellows and in all the various
relations of his life is one of the most
upright, straight forward and highly
esteemed men of his section.
From the book "The Story of Manitoba Vol