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Memorable Manitobans: Angus Andrew Laughlin (1909-1976)

Engineer.

Born at Cartwright on 5 December 1909, son of John Bell Laughlin and Harriet Margaret McKay (1885-1965), he graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Manitoba in 1936. During the Second World War, he served with the Royal Air Force in the United States, at Baltimore and Brooklyn. On returning to Manitoba, he began working as a bridge engineer for the Manitoba government, serving until 1957 as Chief Bridge Engineer when he was succeeded by George Alois De Pauw. In 1942, he married artist Jean Marion Loss (1918-2016) and they had three daughters. He died suddenly at Cartwright on 17 July 1976 and was buried in the Cartwright Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 July 1976, page 21.

Obituary [Jean Marion Laughlin], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 June 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 February 2021

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