Laurier, Wilfrid, Sir, 1841-1919

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Laurier, Wilfrid, Sir, 1841-1919

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1841 - 1919

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Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) was Canada's eighth Prime Minister, holding office 1896-1911. Laurier was born in St. Lin, Quebec. He received a law degree from McGill University in 1864, and practiced law in Montreal and Arthabaskville from 1864-1896. Wilfrid Laurier was Liberal party leader from 1887 until his death in 1919.

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Laurier practiced law in Montreal and Arthabaskville from 1864-1896.
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Laurier was Canada's eighth Prime Minister, holding office 1896-1911. He continued to be the leader of the Liberal Party until his death in 1919.

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