C. W. Bangs
1814 – 1892
Who was C. W. Bangs?
He was born in Standstead in the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada in 1814, the son of Benjamin Bangs. His family came to Canada from the United States during the War of 1812 and later moved to L'Orignal. He entered the hat and fur business, the same as his father, and came to Bytown in 1847. In 1849, Bangs married Elizabeth Kirby from Hawkesbury. In 1867, he helped establish the Buckingham Manufacturing Company which operated a sawmill on the du Lièvre River. He was an alderman for nine years on city council, later becoming mayor. He ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the federal parliament in 1878.
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- Jan 19, 1814
- Mar 21, 1892
on July 23, 2013
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