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Memorable Manitobans: Earl James Rutledge (1894-1975)

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Earl James Rutledge
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Physician and surgeon, MLA (1927-1932), MLA (1933-1936), MLA (1937-1940), MLA (1941-1945), MLA (1946-1949).

Born Rutledge, Quebec on 22 August 1894, son of John Rutledge and Elizabeth Sullivan, he was educated at Queen’s University (MDCM, Kingston, Ontario). During the First World War, he served overseas in England, Dardanelles, and France. He came to Erickson where he was the first medical doctor and later practiced medicine in East Kildonan. On 1 February 1919, he married Gladys Williams, daughter of Knox Williams, of Battersea, Ontario. They had one son, Robert Earl Rutledge. He was first elected as a Conservative to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1927 general election and served until 1949. He was a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge, Elks, Masons, Khartum Shriners, Royal Canadian Legion, Red Cross, and Chalmers United Church. He died at the Deer Lodge Hospital on 25 May 1975.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1934.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 May 1975, page 17.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 February 2016

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