Finlay McNaughton Young

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The Hon.
Finlay McNaughton Young
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Senator for Killarney, Manitoba
In office
Appointed by Wilfrid Laurier
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Turtle Mountain
In office
Preceded by J. P. Alexander
Succeeded by John Hettle
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Killarney
In office
Succeeded by George Lawrence
Personal details
Born (1852-04-02)2 April 1852
St. Chrysostome, Canada East
Died 15 February 1916(1916-02-15) (aged 63)
Political party Liberal
Other political
Manitoba Liberal Party

Finlay McNaughton Young (2 April 1852 – 15 February 1916) was a Canadian senator.

Born in St. Chrysostome, Canada East, the son of Duncan Young, he was educated at St. Chrysostome and Montreal. In 1879, he moved to Manitoba. A farmer, he was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for the electoral division of Turtle Mountain in 1883 and re-elected at all the subsequent elections up to 1899. In 1899, he was defeated. He was Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1895 to 1899.

A Liberal, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada on 30 January 1900 on the recommendation of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. He represented the Senate division of Killarney, Manitoba, until his death.


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