Elliot Irwin McLoughry (1884-1987)

Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.68

Title: Elliot Irwin McLoughry fonds

Dates of creation: c.1954-ca.1978

Physical description: 7 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: E.I. McLoughry was born in Grey County and graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College with a BSA degree 1922. He served as agricultural representative in Waterloo County from 1924 to 1951, and consequently was much involved with Amish and Mennonite conscientious objectors in relation to farm placements during World War II. He was always seen as fair, and was a "friend" of the Mennonites.

Custodial history: Unknown, but likely donated by Frank H. Epp in the 1980s.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of records relating to Mennonites created by E.I. McLoughry as the Ontario Department of Agriculture representative in Waterloo County and records created by Conrad Grebel College relating to the E.I. McLoughry Fund.

Notes: For photographs related to this person, search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.

Further materials related to this person may be found by searching the Archives.

Original archival description created in 1980s by Sam Steiner.

File list:

  1. E.I. McLoughry Fund
  2. Historical Articles
  3. Correspondence with George Thielman
  4. Correspondence re: Amish and Mennonites, 1963-64 and Workman's Compensation Plan, 1970


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