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Memorable Manitobans: Ernest Gordon Wright (1888-?)


Born at Minnedosa, Manitoba, 1888, son of William Wright and Letitia Cameron. Educated at Minnedosa High School, Manitoba Law School. Father came to Manitoba in 1883; freighted; afterwards in the mercantile business, one of Minnedosa’s pioneer merchants Mr. Wright was articled in law to H. F. Maulson, now His Honor Judge Maulson Law course, Manitoba Law School, and was called to the Manitoba Bar, 7 January 1920. Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, December 1915, 226th Battalion; France, April 1917, 78th Battalion, until August; 1st C.M.R.’s, Hill 70; Passchendaele, Last Hundred Days, Arras, Amiens, Cambrai, Canal du Nord, Valenciennes and Mona. Returned to Canada; opened practice in Minnedosa. Member of the Manitoba Law Society. IOOF. Conservative. Address, Minnedosa, Manitoba.


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

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