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Sir Samuel B Steele Junior Public School

School History

Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, (1849 - 1919) was a mounted policeman. As a soldier, he joined the militia in 1866 during the Fenian troubles, was a private in the Red River Expedition, and, in 1873, became a sergeant major in the newly created NWMP. In 1898, he helped establish the authority of the Canadian government during the Klondike Gold Rush.