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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Aylmer Everett Dilts (1882-1976)

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Aylmer Everett Dilts
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Lawyer.

Born on a farm near St. Catharines, Ontario on 1 April 1882, he taught school in Ontario for a few years then came to Manitoba and articled in law with the firm of Hough, Campbell & Ferguson. He completed his legal training at the Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1912. He rejoined the Winnipeg firm as a partner. He was made a King’s Counsel in January 1938. He was later a partner in the firm of Thompson, Shephard, Dilts and Jones. On 11 October 1913, he married Edith Annie Stinson (1888-1959) at Winnipeg. They had four children: Everett S. Dilts, Elizabeth Dilts (wife of Donald J. Hendry), Allison Dilts (wife of Nelson Armstrong), and Charles Gordon Dilts. He was a member of All Saints Anglican Church and a keen gardener.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Six new K.C.’s,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1938, page 1.

“Funeral service Friday for Mrs. A. E. Dilts,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 1959, page 55.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 March 2019

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