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Quinton is a town in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,071 at the 2000 census. The Town was named for Elizabeth Quinton who lived to be 116 years old. Her family still resides in and around the town of Quinton.
Quinton Name also appears in following Origin(s): French, Latin, English
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is a former Scottish football player. He is best known for his time with Rangers. Young started his career at local side Ayr United in 1969 before moving to English team Coventry City two years later. Young left Rangers acrimoniously after a fall out with then manager Jock Wallace.
was a Canadian politician. Quinton was elected to the Newfoundland House of Assembly in 1928 representing Bonavista and was re-elected in 1932 defeating a young Joey Smallwood. He served as minister of public works in the Dominion of Newfoundland government until responsible government was suspended in 1934 in favour of a Commission of Government appointed by London. He retired from provincial politics in 1950 and was appointed to the Canadian Senate on 24 January 1951 on the recommendation of Louis St-Laurent. He represented the senatorial division of Burgeo-Lapoile, Newfoundland and Labrador as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada until his death.