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Memorable Manitobans: George Arthur Lauman (1893-?)

Lawyer.

Born at Plum Coulee, Manitoba on 16 November 1893, son of Henry Lauman and Catherine Walter, he was educated at Morden High School and the University of Manitoba (LL.B.). He articled in law to E. E. Sharpe in Winnipeg and was called to Manitoba Bar in 1920. He joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1917 serving with the C.P.A., 11th Battery in France from March 1918. He saw service in the Last Hundred Days. Returning to Canada, he established a law practice at Birtle in 1920 in partnership with John W. Pratt. The firm were solicitors for the Union Bank, Rural Municipality of Birtle, Village of Foxwarren, and the Huron and Erie Mortgage Company. He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1962. He was Mayor of Shoal Lake from 1952 to 1959. He was a member of the IOOF. Protestant. His recreations included curling and tennis.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 November 2016

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