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Theodore Joseph Lismer

Lawyer, judge.

Born at Melrose, Saskatchewan, he attended St. Paul's High School in Winnipeg. He received a BA degree from St. Paul's College (1953), taught for a year at Mountainside School, then entered the Manitoba Law School in 1954. He graduated with honours in 1958. Called to the Manitoba Bar that year, he articled with Clive Jeffery MacLeod and Archibald Robert Micay. He practiced with Swystun, Swystun and Company (1959-1963) then entered private practice. He was made a Queen's Counsel (1971) and was appointed a provincial court judge in 1977. In recognition of his community service, he received a Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002).


“Ten appointed Queen's counsel,” Winnipeg Tribune, 1 January 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 April 2022

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