McGillivray, William, 1764-1825.

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McGillivray, William, 1764-1825.

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1764-1825

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A Scottish-born fur trader who succeeded his uncle as the last chief partner of the North West Company. He was elected a member of the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada and afterwards was appointed to the Legislative Council of Lower Canada. In 1795, he was inducted as a member into the Beaver Club. During the War of 1812 he was given the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Corps of Canadian Voyageurs. He owned substantial estates in Scotland, Lower and Upper Canada. His home in Montreal was one of the early estates of the Golden Square Mile.

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Dunlichty, Inverness-shire, Scotland
Montreal, Canada

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McTavish, Simon, 1750-1804. (1750-1804)

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family

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Simon McTavish is the uncle of Duncan, Simon, and William McGillivray.

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Caldwell, James, -1815 (active 1792)

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Caldwell, James, -1815

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McGillivray, William, 1764-1825.

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McGillivray, Elizabeth

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family

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McGillivray, Elizabeth

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McGillivray, William, 1764-1825.

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McGillivray, Duncan, -1808. (1770s-1808)

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McGillivray, Duncan, -1808.

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McGillivray, William, 1764-1825.

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McGillivray, Simon, 1783-1840 (1783-1840)

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family

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McGillivray, Simon, 1783-1840

is the sibling of

McGillivray, William, 1764-1825.

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