Joseph William McKay

Politician, Deceased Person

1829 – 1900

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Who was Joseph William McKay?

Joseph William McKay was a fur trader, politician and explorer who had a long career in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company in Canada. Born in Quebec, he was the son of William McKay and Mary Bunn. His grandfather was John McKay. He married Helen Holmes at Victoria, British Columbia on June 16, 1860. Both were of mixed blood. Together they had four daughters and two sons.

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Born
Jan 31, 1829
Waskaganish
Profession
Died
Dec 17, 1900
Victoria

Submitted
on July 23, 2013