Argue,  James Henthorne

Argue, James Henthorne

Male 1848 - 1927  (78 years)

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  • Name Argue, James Henthorne  [1
    Born 2 Jun 1848  Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [1
    Died 4 Mar 1927  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ocean View Cemetery
    Person ID I17787  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | The History of Alexander V Laughlen
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2018 

    Family Shorey, Margaret Emma Jane,   b. 8 Oct 1858, Violet, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1938, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1885  Peterborough, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witness John L. and Isabella Shorey of Harvey 
    Children 
     1. Argue, Oswald James,   b. 12 Sep 1886, Elgin, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Argue, Maimie Eleanor,   b. 5 Nov 1894, Elgin, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F6218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jun 1848 - Cavan, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Dec 1885 - Peterborough, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Mar 1927 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Argue, James H
    Argue, James H

    Family Crest
    Argue Family Crest
    Argue Family Crest

  • Notes 
    • Won in the riding of Avondale 4 times: Tenth General Election, December 7 1899, Eleventh General Election July 20 1903, Twelfth General Election March 7 1907, Thirteenth General Election July 11 1910.

      James Henthorne Argue was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1899 to 1914, as a member of the Conservative Party.

      Argue was born in Ireland, and received a grammar School education. He worked as a Farmer after moving in Manitoba, and served for fifteen years as a local reeve and councillor. In religion, he was a member of the Church of England.

      He was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in the 1899 provincial election, defeating Liberal incumbent Thomas Dickey by seventy-seven votes in the Avondale constituency. The Conservatives won this election, and Argue served in the legislature as a government backbencher. He was re-elected in the campaigns of 1903, 1907 and 1910, and did not seek re-election in 1914.

      He later moved to Vancouver, where he died in 1927.

      His son, James O. Argue, was a Progressive Conservative member of the legislature from 1945 to 1955.

  • Sources 
    1. [S424] The Works of M. E. Laughlin and E. R. Laughlin, 1955 2nd Edition, Mary Elizabeth Bowyer Laughlin and Edgerton Ross Laughlin.