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Episode 3 – Linda Sparks : Alonzo Wright

Episode 3 – Linda Sparks : Alonzo Wright

14 November 2022 à 12:27 pm

In this episode, Linda Sparks joins host Jacob Lavigne to talk about the life and career of Alonzo Wright and how he came to be known as the “King of Gatineau.”

Alonzo Wright was the son of Tiberius Wright and the grandson of Philemon Wright Sr. (Episode 1) He was one of the executors of Tiberius Wright’s large estate. He inherited the land and became a well-known member of Parliament from 1867 to 1891. Alonzo also loved entertaining in his large home called “Le Chateau’’ where he threw lavish banquets and later became well known to be the”King of Gatineau”.