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Memorable Manitobans: Norman Clague Christie (1917-2002)


Born at Winnipeg on 1 November 1917, he attended Laura Secord School, Gordon Bell School, Wesley College (BA 1938), and the Manitoba Law School (LLB 1942). He then enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force, serving as a navigator for 34 missions over Europe. Returning from military duty, he married and established a law practice, first with David Bowles then Christie, Degraves and MacKay (later Inkster Christie). He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1965 and served as a Bencher for the Law Society of Manitoba (1967-1971). He died at Winnipeg on 5 January 2002.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 January 2002.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 August 2019

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