Alfred Andrews

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Mayor
Alfred Joseph Andrews
17th Mayor of Winnipeg
In office
1898–1899
Preceded by William McCreary
Succeeded by Horace Wilson
Personal details
Born (1865-04-24)24 April 1865[1]
Franklin Centre, Canada East[1]
Died 31 January 1950 (aged 84)[1]
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada[1]
Spouse(s) Maude Galbraith Watson (m. 1889)[1]

Alfred Joseph Andrews (24 April 1865 – 31 January 1950)[1] was a Canadian politician serving as an alderman and the 17th Mayor of Winnipeg.

Andrews was a lawyer who moved to Winnipeg in 1880. He became a Winnipeg alderman in 1884 and served in that role until his election as Mayor for 1898 and 1899.[1] He was the founding member of the Citizens' Committee of 1000.[2]

The City of Winnipeg named Andrews Street in his honour.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Manitoba Historical Society - Alfred Joseph Andrews
  2. ^ http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/mb_history/24/generalstrikecorrespondence.shtml
  3. ^ History in Winnipeg Street Names at Manitoba Historical Society