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Manitoba Business: Meighen Haddad LLP

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The Brandon-based law firm of Meighen Haddad LLP is Manitoba’s largest outside of Winnipeg, with branch offices throughout southwestern Manitoba. It traces its origins to 1882.

Chronology

Period

Firm Name

1882-1897

Daly & Coldwell

1897-1905

Coldwell & Coleman

1905-1907

Coldwell, Coleman & Noble

1907-1912

Coldwell, Coleman & Curran

1913-1916

Coldwell, Coleman & Bruce

1916-1937

Coldwell, Coleman & Kerr

1937-1941

Coldwell, Coleman, Kerr & McQuarrie

1941-1949

Kerr, McQuarrie & Meighen

1949-1952

Kerr & Meighen

1952-1960

Kerr, Meighen, Haddad & Kerr

1960-1968

Kerr, Meighen & Haddad

1968-?

Meighen & Haddad

Members

Member

Period

George William Bruce (1862-1916)

1913-1916

George Robson Coldwell (1858-1924)

1882-1924

George Benjamin Coleman (1865-1943)

1897-1941

John Philpot Curran (1858-1928)

1907-1912

Thomas Mayne Daly (1852-1911)

1882-1887

Joseph Haddad (1917-2010)

1944-1987

John Cochrane Kerr (1920-1982)

1949-1960

Nettleton Whitby Kerr (1888-1963)

1912-1963

Robert Laughlin McQuarrie (1896-1968)

?-1949

Charles Osborne “Chuck” Meighen (1943-2018)

1967-2018

Frank Osborne Meighen (1908-1995)

1941-1995

James B. Noble (c1875-?)

1905-1907

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Crerar Building (129 Souris Street, Melita)

Sources:

“Local news,” Brandon Sun, 20 April 1905, page 3.

1906 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Coming to Brandon,” Brandon Sun, 4 April 1907, page 11.

“Lt. Col. Bruce of Brandon dead,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 April 1916, page 1.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

We thank Veronica Johnston for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 June 2019

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