Richard Bunyan

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Richard Bunyan (November 18, 1855 – February 18, 1910)[1] was a lumberman and politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as mayor of North Bay in 1894.[2]

The son of Michael Bunyan and Ann Garrity,[1] he was born in Pembroke, Canada West. He was active for a number of years in lumbering along the Ottawa River. Bunyan came to North Bay in 1884. He served on the first town council.[2]

Bunyan married Emma McPeak.[2]

He died in North Bay at the age of 54.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Richard Bunyan". Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947, North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, yr 1910 cn 21147, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1854628. familysearch. 
  2. ^ a b c Gard, Anson Albert (1909). North Bay, the gateway to Silverland : being the story of a happy, prosperous people ... Toronto: Emerson Press. p. 160.