Sir Wilfrid Laurier

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Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Wife: Zoé Laurier {1868}First University: Collège de l'AssomptionSchool Of Graduation: McGill UniversityYears of office: 1896-1911 [Prime Minister]Nickname: "Great Conciliator"Schools in his name:Wilfrid Laurier University,Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School.Full name: Henri Charles Wilfrid LaurierFact: Wilfrid Laurier appears on the Canadian five dollar bill!Fact: Before his first job a store clerk he did not speak or understand English.

Motto: Veritas Omnia Vincit (Truth Conquers All)Wilfrid Laurier also appears on 2 Canadian stamps.Fact: Some consider Laurier the best Prime Minister of Canada ever.The Following info is from geni.com : (Sister) Doctoree LaMarche (Laurier)Birthdate estimated between 1814 and 1874Death:(Date and location unknown)Immediate Family:Daughter of Carolus Laurier and Marcelle Martineau LaurierWife of Moise LaMarcheMother of Adelina BoutanSister of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Laurier's Grave

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Source list-Video by CPAC- Youtube- Wikipedia-www.wlu.ca- Google- Google Images-Geni.com

did you know?

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Greatest Canadian

that Wilfrid Laurier is one of the main reasons that one of Canada's languages is French

A Laurier Quote

Interesting Facts:

Why is he the bestCanadian?

-Because he has schools in his name- Created Alberta and Saskatchewan- Created the Yukon Territory- Created Transcontinental Railways - Supported immigration- Passed bill for there to be Canadian Navy- Represented Canada at Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee recieved a knighthood.- Denied sending Militia to British colonial war, asked for volunteers to fight.

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