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Memorable Manitobans: James Litterick (1901-?)

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James Litterick
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Miner, MLA (1937-1940).

Born at Glasgow, Scotland on 15 July 1901, son of Thomas Litterick and Margaret Thompson, he was educated at Clydebrooke and Glasgow. He came to Canada in 1925 where he worked as a miner. In 1936, he married Molly Bassin (?-?), daughter of Mr. and Mrs H. Bassin of Winnipeg. He was Provincial Secretary of the Communist Party of Canada and was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1936 general election. He lived at 249 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1938.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 June 2018

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