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Memorable Manitobans: Knox Barton Foster (1939-2003)

Lawyer.

Born at Winnipeg in 1939, he received BA (1960) and Law (1964) degrees from the University of Manitoba and was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1964. He joined Aikins, MacAulay where he practiced law for 38 years, being made a Queen’s Counsel in 1980. He served as President (1982-1983) and Life Bencher of the Law Society of Manitoba, member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and founding member of the Advocates Society of Manitoba. He died at Winnipeg on 24 October 2003.

Sources:

“Nine lawyers in province appointed QC,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1979, page 4.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 October 2003.

“They will never be forgotten,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, pages A6-7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2019

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