David George McQueen

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David George McQueen (1854–1930) was a Presbyterian minister who spent much of his career in the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[1]

He moved to Edmonton in 1887 upon graduation from Knox College, University of Toronto, and served for 43 years as minister at First Presbyterian Church. He also played a role in the founding of several other Edmonton area congregations.

The neighbourhood of McQueen is named in his honour.[2]

He was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Alberta in 1915.[3]

Mount McQueen in the Canadian Rockies was named in his honour in 1953.[4]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ The neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton map utility mentions naming of the neighbourhood for a Rev. G. D. McQueen who arrived in Edmonton in 1887. The article on Edmonton's First Presbyterian Church mentions a Reverend David George McQueen, who arrived in Edmonton in 1887 and who was minister of the church for 43 years, and is the same person.
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ "Mount McQueen". PeakFinder.com. Retrieved 2020-01-05.

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