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 John Redpath

John Redpath

Birth
Earlston, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Death 9 Mar 1869 (aged 72–73)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Plot Section L no 1
Memorial ID 11757 · View Source
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A building contractor who in 1854 built Canada's first sugar refinery, importing sugar cane from the West Indies on his own ships. As a philanthropist he supported missions, colleges and hospitals. His son Peter financed the building of McGill's Redpath Museum (to house the collections of Sir William Dawson) and the Redpath Library of McGill.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Redpath (1796–9 Mar 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11757, citing Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .