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Memorable Manitobans: Russell W. Campbell (1889-?)


Born in Toronto in 1889, he attended schools in Toronto, Vancouver, and Winnipeg, graduating from the University of Manitoba and Osgoode Hall Law School. He was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1915 and practiced law with the firm of MacInnes, Burbidge, Hetherington, Allison, Campbell & Findlay. He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1954, served as a Bencher for the Law Society of Manitoba (1958-1959), and was Second Vice-President of the Manitoba Bar Association. He was a member of the Masons.


“5 Manitoba lawyers named Queen’s Counsel,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1953, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 August 2019

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