John James Bird

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John James Bird (September 11, 1844 – January 2, 1933[1]) was a political figure in Manitoba. He represented Kildonan from 1892 to 1895 in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba as a Liberal.

The son of Henry Bird,[2] Bird married Margaret Peebles,[3] a widow, in 1871.[2] He served as reeve of the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews.[4] Bird was defeated when he ran for reelection to the provincial assembly in 1896.[5]

He died in St. Andrews, Manitoba at the age of 88.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Genealogy Searches for Unrestricted Records". Government of Manitoba. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  2. ^ a b "Johnston, Margaret". Canadian Families. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  3. ^ McCrea, Walter Jackson (1925). Pioneers and prominent people in Manitoba. p. 123. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  4. ^ "John James Bird (1844-1933)". Memorable Manitobans. Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-10-28. 
  5. ^ "MLA Biographies - Deceased". Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.