Author Bio

4645: Rough times, 1870-1920 A souvenir of the 50th anniversary of the Red River expedition and the formation of the province of Manitoba . [1921].
Tennant, Joseph Francis (b.1848.)
b.1848. Born in England; to Manitoba with Red River expedition, 1870; saw active service in Fenian raid, 1870-1871; Dominion government land guide for several years; served on British American Boundary Commission, 1872-1874; collector of customs for the Dominion Government for some years; employed by provincial government as immigration agent and county court clerk at Gretna, Manitoba; author of provincial immigration pamphlets, nos. 1, 2, 3 (Who's who in western Canada).