Lawrence Wright Emmerson

Brief Life History of Lawrence Wright

When Lawrence Wright Emmerson was born in 1919, his father, William Norman Emmerson, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Latham, was 35. He married Anna Margaret McTavish on 1 September 1945, in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. He died on 25 July 1986, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 67, and was buried in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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Lawrence Wright Emmerson
1919–1986
Anna Margaret McTavish
1914–1985
Marriage: 1 September 1945

Sources (6)

  • Census
  • Army
  • Lawrence W Emmerson, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Emerson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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