Memorable Manitobans: George Andrew Elliott (1860-1923)
Born at Packenham, Ontario on 6 September 1860, son of John Elliott and Margaret Kerr, 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 (1860-1900) of Ontario. They had a daughter, Nora Alice Kerr Elliott (1892-?) before his wife died. He remarried on 10 May 1902, to Tanis Agnes Carnochan Miller (1884-1967) of Portsmouth, England and they had two sons: George Hosegood Elliott (1902-?) and John Miller Elliott (1905-2003). He was one of the organizers of the Carleton Club, and was a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen and the Elks.
1901 Canada census. Automated Genealogy.
Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
John Miller Elliott, Find-A-Grave.
George Andrew Elliott, Elliott - Mordy - Porter - Cloutier.
Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 20 May 2019
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