R.S. "Sam" McLaughlin, C.C. 1871-1972

A pioneer in the Canadian automotive industry, McLaughlin began his career as an apprentice designer in his father's Oshawa carriage works. In 1907, he incorporated the McLaughlin Motor Car Company, the first major automobile factory in the country.


At his former estate, Parkwood, now a museum, 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: Regional Municipality of Durham

Municipality: City of Oshawa