Simon J. Dawson C.E.

By September 27, 2012Uncategorized
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Width: 6in
Height: 9in
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by M. Elizabeth Arthur

Simon Dawson (c.1820-1902) was a civil engineer, explorer, treaty negotiator, and politician. He was responsible for constructing the famous Red River Road which opened up Western Canada to settlement and represented Northwestern Ontario as M.L.A. and M.P. from 1875 to 1891. Simon J. Dawson C.E. is the first biography of this important pioneer.

Dr. M. Elizabeth Arthur was Professor of History at Lakehead University and the Honorary President of the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, 1983-1986.

6" x 9", 40 p.
Paperback
ISBN 0-929119-00-X