Norquay John 1841-1889 Born In St Andrews Manitoba After The

suppression of the Riel Rebellion, elected to the Assembly of Manitoba,

and entered the ministry as minister of public works. Defeated for

election to the House of Commons, 1872. Resigned from the ministry,

1874, but became provincial secretary, 1875; and again minister of

public works, 1876; premier, 1878. Held office continuously until 1887,

when he resigned. =Bib.=: Begg, History of the North-West; Rose, Cyc.

Can. Biog.