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Gilbert Lawrence

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tara, Arran, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
Death: Died in Edson, AB, Canada
Place of Burial: Edson, AB, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Lawrence and Jane Margaret Lawrence
Husband of Emily Jane Lawrence and BESSIE LAWRENCE formerly BELT
Father of Gilbert "Dick" Richard Philip Lawrence; Emily "Jen" Jane Gerrard and Edith Amelia Switzer
Brother of David Lawrence; Mary Ann Berry; Andrew Lawrence; William Lawrence; Elizabeth Jane Lawrence and 1 other

Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About Gilbert Lawrence

Gilbert Lawrence

First Mayor of Edson, Alberta

Establishing a permanent cemetery was a priority for the community. In the 1911 mayoral election, candidate Gilbert Lawrence made establishing a cemetery a campaign promise (Edson Leader, 1911b) and was subsequently elected mayor.

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Gilbert Lawrence's Timeline

1859
July 1, 1859
Arran, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
1885
October 21, 1885
Age 26
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, Canada
1887
December 25, 1887
Age 28
New Westminster, BC, Canada
1890
January 5, 1890
Age 30
ALDERGROVE, British Columbia, Canada
1895
March 11, 1895
Age 35
Aldergrove, BC, Canada

March 11th, 1895

1905
December 1, 1905
Age 46
Canada
1925
February 24, 1925
Age 65
Edson, AB, Canada
1925
Age 65
Edson, AB, Canada