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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Laughlin (1844-1916)

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Andrew Laughlin
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Banker, MLA (1879-1883).

Born in Ontario on 8 October 1844, he came to Manitoba in 1877 where he served as Registrar at Nelson. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the general election in December 1879. He was later a banker at Cartwright and served as a Police Magistrate. He and wife Rachel Bell (1855-1934) had three children: Mary A. Laughlin (?-?), John Bell Laughlin, and Hugh Laughlin (?-?). He died at Winnipeg on 25 March 1916 and was buried in the Cartwright Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Laughlin Block (650 Broadway, Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 August 2019

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