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Memorable Manitobans: David Bruce Wallace Forrester (1918-2001)

Lawyer.

Born at Emerson on 21 February 1918, son of Walter Ross Forrester and Edna Ida McFadden (1888-1971), he attended United College and the Manitoba Law School. Called to the Manitoba Bar in 1943, he practiced law as a partner in the Winnipeg firm of Johnston, Garson, Forrester, Davison, and Taylor. He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1965. On 29 March 1958, he married Anne Frances Grace Muzeen (c1919-2005) and they had two children. He served as President of the Granite Curling Club (1962-1963) and was a member of the St. Charles Country Club and Elmhurst Golf and Country Club. He died at Winnipeg on 17 January 2001.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Forrester - Muzeen,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 April 1958, page 6.

“10 Manitoba lawyers on New Year’s list,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1965, page 6.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 January 2001.

Obituary [A. F. Grace Forrester], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 October 2005.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 April 2022

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