Mayor John Arbuthnot

Mayor of Winnipeg
In office
Preceded by Horace Wilson
Succeeded by Thomas Sharpe

Born 7 January 1861(1861-01-07)[1]
St. Catharines, Canada West[1]
Died 18 September 1931 (age 70)[1]
Victoria, British Columbia[1]
Spouse(s) Agnes B. Savage (m. 1886)

John Arbuthnot (7 January 1861 – 18 September 1931)[1] was a Canadian politician serving as an alderman and Mayor of Winnipeg.

Arbuthnot worked in the railway industry in his early career, building tracks for the Canadian Pacific Railway in Ontario. He then moved to Rat Portage, Ontario to work at the Western Lumber Company. He established his own lumber business after moving to Winnipeg in 1892.

He became a Winnipeg alderman for 1896 and 1897 before serving as City Parks Board chair the following two years. He was elected as Mayor to serve terms from 1901 to 1903.[1] In 1907 he left Winnipeg for British Columbia and remained in that province until his death in 1931.

The City of Winnipeg named Arbuthnot Street in his honour.[2]


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