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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Mackay Long (1895-1988)


Born at Winnipeg on 20 June 1895, son of Alfred James Long (c1856-1922) and Margaret Mackay (1858-1936), he received BA and LLB degrees from the University of Manitoba. After service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War, he was called to the Manitoba Bar. He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1960. He served as a Bencher (1959-1968) and Treasurer (1967-1968) of the Law Society of Manitoba, Vice-President of the Crescentwood-River Heights Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, Secretary of the Winnipeg Game and Fish Association, and President of the Winnipeg Badminton Club. He was married to Marguerite Luella Long (?-1958). He died in 1988 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Long House (100 East Gate, Winnipeg)


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Alfred James Long dies of influenza aftermath,” Manitoba Free Press, 9 May 1922, page 8.

“Mrs. Margaret Long, early resident of city, dies in east,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 November 1936, page 21.

Obituary [Marguerite Luella Long], Wpg, 22 August 1958, page

“Nine Manitoba lawyers named Queen’s counsel,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1960, page 32.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 December 2019

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