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Ronald D. Bell

Lawyer, University Chancellor, judge.

Born near Deloraine around 1932, he attended Hazeldean School and Falconer College at Deloraine. He then received a BA degree from Brandon College (1951) and a law degree from the University of Manitoba (1955). After a stint as a tax lawyer for the Department of National Revenue in Ottawa, he moved to Calgary, Alberta where he became a partner in a large law firm. In 1978, he formed the firm of Bell Felesky Flynn. He was appointed a judge in the Tax Court of Canada in 1991.

He served as a member of the Brandon University National Alumni Board and the Brandon University Foundation. In 1981, he was presented with the Alumni Distinguished Service Award and he became the University’s Chancellor in 1990, serving until 1996. He was inducted into the Brandon University Alumni Association Wall of Fame in 2002.

Sources:

“Deloraine native new chancellor of BU,” Brandon Sun, 28 September 1990, page 60.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 April 2017

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