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Daniel "Dan" Nicholson (1864-1943)

Highlights of History from The Whitehorse Star

The Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery

December 16, 1938: "Dan Nicholson, sourdough miner of the Sixty-mile district, was a visitor in town recently, flying in by White Pass plane from Dawson."

March 10, 1939: "Dan Nickolson [sic], who has been suffering from pneumonia in the Mayo Hospital, has now returned to Keno"

The Whitehorse Star - Friday, January 8, 1943

Headline: Dan Nicholson Old-Timer of Sixtymile Country Laid To Rest In Local Cemetery, 1943

    On Tuesday Dan Nicholson, who passed away at the Whitehorse General Hospital on New Year’s day was laid to rest, the Rev. L. G. Chappel conducting the burial services.

    The late Mr. Nicholson was a widower, 79 years of age and had been mining in the Yukon for many years. He came to Whitehorse from the Sixtymile country and had been a patient in the local hospital for about a fortnight. The pallbearers included Messrs. Fraser Watson, Gordon Lee, Ed. Holbrook and Joe Stingle.