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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Stayner Nugent (1847-1917)

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Frank Stayner Nugent
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Lawyer.

Born at Marysburg, Ontario in October 1847, he graduated from Victoria College (Coburg) as valedictorian of his class. He came to Winnipeg and practiced law as senior partner in the firm of Nugent and Galt, later as Nugent and Jameson. He served as a Bencher for the Law Society of Manitoba from 1890 to 1892. He retired around 1902. He was married to Carrie M. Nugent. They had no children. He was a member of the Masons (Northern Light Lodge) and the Canadian Club of Winnipeg. He died at Winnipeg on 5 July 1917 and was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in London, Ontario.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Frank Nugent died yesterday,” Manitoba Free Press, 6 July 1917.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 June 2015

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