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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Edmond Foster (1870-1956)

Click to enlargeFarmer, MLA (1923-1927), MLA (1933-1936).

Born on 12 October 1870, at Enterprise, Ontario, son of Andrew Foster and Annabella Victoria Boddy, he was educated at Ontario public schools. On 15 January 1896, he married Catherine Elizabeth Cullin, daughter of David Cullin, of Holmfield, Manitoba. They had six children: D. C., F. G., Annie V., William A., Cecil C., and Ruby E. He was a member of AF & AM, Killarney Past Master. He was first elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1922 general election, defeated in 1927, re-elected in June 1932. Liberal-Progressive. United Church of Canada. Address: Lena, Manitoba.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1934.

Page revised: 15 June 2008

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