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Memorable Manitobans: George Andrew Elliott (1860-1923)

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George Andrew Elliott
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George Andrew Elliott
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Born at Packenham, Ontario on 6 September 1860, brother of D. K. Elliott, he studied at Victoria University, graduating with a BA in 1883. He then came to Winnipeg and studied law with the firm of McKenzie, Rankin & Brophy and was called to the Manitoba Bar in June 1886. He was made a King’s Counsel in 1913.

In 1886, he married Margaret Ann Metcalf of Ontario. They had a daughter, Nora Alice Kerr Elliott (b 1893) before his wife died in 1900. He remarried on 10 May 1902, to Tanis Agnes Miller of Portsmouth, England. They had two sons: George H. Elliott and John Miller Elliott (b 1905). He was one of the organizers of the Carleton Club, and was a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen and the Elks.

He died at Winnipeg on 17 March 1923.


1901 Canada census. Automated Genealogy.

Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

“Four Winnipeg men are named King’s councillors,” Winnipeg Telegram, 2 January 1913. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B5]

“Prominent lawyer of Winnipeg passes away,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 March 1923. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B7]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 July 2015

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