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Walter C. Lawson
Born (1889-02-01)February 1, 1889
Norton Station, NB
Canada Canada
Died 1970
Fredericton, NB
Canada Canada
Place of burial Fredericton Rural Cemetery
Residence Minto, New Brunswick
Education Acadia University, King's College
Occupation Lawyer, politician
Political party Liberal
Religion Anglican
Spouse(s) Mary Josephine Kearney (1902-1991)
Children Ann Marie. Margaret. Barbara. William. Frances. Elizabeth. Charlotte. John.
Parents John James Lawson &
Annie C. Upham

Walter Cyril Lawson BCL (February 1, 1889 – 1970 ) was a lawyer, notary public and political figure in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada. He represented Sunbury County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1935 to 1944 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Norton Station, New Brunswick, the son of John James Lawson, an Irish immigrant, and Annie C. Upham. Lawson was educated at Acadia University and King's College Law School. In 1925, he married Mary Josephine Kearney. Lawson was a member of the council for Sunbury County from 1927 to 1931. He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I.

His brother Gordon R. Lawson also served in the provincial assembly.


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1937, AL Normandin

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