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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Simpson Laidlaw (1877-?)


Born in Westminster township, Middlesex county, Ontario, 15 February 1877. Son of William Laidlaw and Margaret Wilson. Married MaryVeronica Dunlop, 28 June 1905. Had one son. Was educated at the Middlesex county schools, London Collegiate, University of Toronto, Glasgow United Free Church College (Scotland), Knox College (Toronto). Assistant Pastor of Knox Church, Woodstock, Ontario, St. Andrew's Church, Belleville, Ontario, St. Paul's Church, Brandon, Manitoba, Knox Church, Winnipeg. Called to Toronto, 1924. Member of the Canadian Club, Recreations: Golf and tennis.


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

Page revised: 10 August 2008

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