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Memorable Manitobans: Harold Frederick Lawrence (1887-?)

Click to enlargeRailroad accountant, MLA (1933-1936).

Born on 17 December 1887, at Burton-on-Trent, England, son of Frederick Lawrence and Mary Elizabeth Stonehouse, he was educated at public and higher grade elementary schools at Burton-on-Trent. He came to Canada in 1907. On 3 July 1912, he married Mary Violet Andrews, daughter of C. J. Andrews, of Harbone, Birmingham, England. They had two children: Kenneth Maxwell and Raymond Douglas. He worked as a railroad accountant with Canadian Northern Railways. He was general chairman of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railroad Employees Western Lines (1917 to 1921), and a member of AF & AM Royal Lodge No. 453 (Fort William, Ontario). He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1932 general election, re-elected in 1936. Labour. Anglican. Address: 276 Horace Street, Norwood, Manitoba.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1938.

Page revised: 17 October 2008

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