Murray MacLaren

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The Hon.
Murray MacLaren
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for St. John—Albert
In office
December 6, 1921 – January 31, 1935
Serving with John B. M. Baxter
Preceded by Stanley Edward Elkin
Succeeded by William Ryan
18th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick
In office
January 31, 1935 – March 5, 1940
Monarch George V
Edward VIII
George VI
Governor General The Earl of Bessborough
The Lord Tweedsmuir
Premier Leonard P. D. Tilley
Allison Dysart
Preceded by Hugh Havelock McLean
Succeeded by William George Clark
Personal details
Born (1861-04-30)April 30, 1861
Richibucto, New Brunswick
Died December 24, 1942(1942-12-24) (aged 81)
Saint John, New Brunswick
Nationality Canadian
Political party Conservative
Children 1
Occupation physician
Profession Politician

Murray MacLaren, PC (April 30, 1861 – December 24, 1942) was a Canadian politician and the 18th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick.

Born in Richibucto, New Brunswick, he was a physician before being elected to the Canadian House of Commons representing the New Brunswick riding of St. John—Albert in the 1921 federal election. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1925, 1926, and 1930. From 1930 to 1934, he was the Minister of Pensions and National Health. From 1935 to 1940, he was the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick. He died in 1942 in Saint John, New Brunswick.

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