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George Hunter McKinlay (1889-1963)

Highlights of History from The Whitehorse Star

The Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery

The Whitehorse Star - Thursday, August 16, 1956:

Dear Editor:
    Will you kindly let the people of Whitehorse know that I am very appreciative of the fine way in which several people and organizations co-operated to the full in helping me have my residence moved.
    And, it is my hope that, as they, too, did move my thick black loam I will do my best during the next few years to show a finer display of plant life and flowers to brighten the hearts of my neighbors and friends.
    It is really heart warming to see that even with the modernization of the Capitol City of the Yukon, we have not lost the kindly spirit of neighbors, always so prevalent throughout the Yukon. Again I say "Thank you, Folks."
                Yours sincerely,
                    G. H. McKinlay,
                      Whiskey Flats.

The Whitehorse Star - Thursday, June 9, 1960:
    Plants for sale: cabbage, cauliflower, flowers, petunias, pansys, snaps. Schizanthus, stocks, asters, alyssum. George McKinlay, Whiskey Flats.

The Whitehorse Star - Thursday, June 9, 1960:
    Bedding plants, cabbage, cauliflower, tomatoes also flower plants. Call G. McKinlay, Whiskey Flats.

George Hunter McKinlay died in 1963 and was buried in Plot L-106 in the Legion section of what is now called the Pioneer Cemetery in Whitehorse.