Peter Edmund Jones (Kahkewaquonaby)

(1843-1909)

Physician; probably the first Canadian status Indian to obtain M.D. degree, Queen's 1866

Chief, Mississauga Ojibwa (1874-7, 1880-6); 

first federal Indian agent to the band (1887-96)

Published, edited the Indian newspaper, 1885-6

Avid chess player

 

Source: Donald B. Smith, Dictionary of Canadian Biography,

1901-1910 Volume XIII, University of Toronto/UniversitÈ Laval, 2000

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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