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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Ernest Henderson (1852-1927)

Lawyer.

Born at Belleville, Ontario on 7 March 1852, son of Julia and George E. Henderson, he was educated at the Belleville Grammar School and Albert College. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1876 and practiced with his father at Belleville (1876-1881). In 1882, he came to Manitoba and was called to the Manitoba Bar, practicing until 1883 in Winnipeg before moving to Brandon in 1883 where he was a partner in the firm of Henderson and Matheson, and City Solicitor (1895-1915). He was made a King's Counsel. He was a member of the Brandon Club and St. Matthews Anglican Church. His recreations were golf and tennis. He died unmarried at his Brandon home, 442 Eleventh Street, on 22 May 1927 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Who's Who and Why, Volumes 6 and 7, 1915-1916, page 410.

“City solicitor died on Sunday,” Brandon Sun, 23 May 1927, page 2.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 October 2021

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