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William C. Clendinneng (June 22, 1833 – June 21, 1907) was an Irish-born manufacturer and political figure in Quebec. He represented Montréal division no.4 in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1890 to 1892 as a Conservative.

He was born in Cavan and came to Montreal with his family in 1847.[1] Clendinneng was a clerk at the William Rodden & Company foundry from 1852 to 1858, becoming a partner in 1858 and owner in 1868. In 1853, he married Rachel Newmarch. Clendinneng was also owner of the Canada Pipe & Foundry Company. He served on the city council for Montreal from 1876 to 1879 and from 1888 to 1893, also serving as acting mayor. Clendinneng was president of the Irish Protestant Benevolent Society of Montréal and the Young Men's Christian Association in Montreal.[2] He also served on the board of directors for the Montreal Protestant House of Industry and Refuge and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.[1]

After the failure of his businesses in 1904, Clendinneng left Montreal. He died in Depew, New York at the age of 74 after being hit by a train.[1]


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