Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 138 years

 


MHS
Events


Manitoba
History

No. 84


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


Digitized
Local History
Books


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Lovelace Young (1860-1928)

Click to enlarge

Alexander Lovelace Young
Click to enlarge

School inspector.

Born in St. Rose, Lower Canada [now Quebec], he was bilingual. He was wounded at Batoche in 1885 and, in 1893, was appointed school inspector for the eastern part of Manitoba. He was charged with dealing with the Franco-Manitobans who were offended by the Greenway legislation of 1890, and especially with reconciling them to the Laurier-Greenway Compromise after 1897. Young retired in 1925. He died at Winnipeg on 13 July 1928 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Alex L. Young dies after long illness,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 July 1928. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 April 2017

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2017 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.