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New Council Elected At Caughnawaga (1958) | Surnames: Albany, Beauvais, Deer, Lazare, Lefebvre, Marquis, Woodlands

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

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NEW COUNCIL ELECTED AT CAUGHNAWAGA

Caughnawaga, P.Q. – On July 4 Mike Lefebvre was elected Mayor of Caughnawaga, getting 73 votes.

Other councillors elected were: John Lazare, L.L. Deer, Angus Marquis, T. Montour, Mattie Deer, Constant Albany, James Lazare, Bernard Beauvais, John Woodlands, and John Lazare.

Over half the town’s 2500 eligible electors cast their votes, showing a great interest in public affairs on the Caughnawaga reserve. Advent of the St. Lawrence sea-way was claimed to be the chief election issue.

Source:  The Indian Missionary Record, September 1958

 

 

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