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Gen. William McLaughlin

Source:  HISTORY OF MANSFIELD LODGE NO. 35, F. & A.M., 1814-1951, p. 30


Submitted by Amy


  • Elected Worshipful Master on 03 July 1841, under his leadership the following men received their degrees:  Hiram Humphreys, Jonas Stough, John Lamb, Robert W. McNeil, David McCullough and Joseph Hildreth

  • Born in Beaver Co., Penn. on 02 February 1802

  • Studied law in the office of General Moore in Beaver, and then removed to Canton, Ohio to begin building his law practice

  • Came to Mansfield in 1828

  • Raised a company and left for the front when the Mexican War broke out

  • Resumed his law practice in 1847, which he continued until the spring of 1861, when he went into military service once again

  • Died on 23 July 1862 on the Big Sandy River in Kentucky

  • Interred at Mansfield with military honors

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