Alexander Fraser Pirie

Alexander Fraser Pirie (October 1, 1849 – August 15, 1903) was a Canadian journalist and newspaper editor. Pirie was born in Guelph, Upper Canada, to George Pirie (1799–1870), a native of Aberdeen, Scotland. His mother was Jane Booth (1825–1895), born in Lonmay Aberdeenshire to a family from Noss Island in the Shetland Islands. George Pirie emigrated to Upper Canada with a group of Aberdeen merchants and businessmen.

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