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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald MacAulay (1887-1970)

Lawyer.

Born at Morden, Manitoba on 26 September 1887, son of Finlay MacAulay (1842-1918) and Margaret MacDonald (1860-1930), brother of J. A. MacAulay and M. E. MacAulay, and brother-in-law of Andrew E. McGavin, he articled in law to Alexander McLeod, then practiced law with the firm of McLeod and Black for a number of years. It was later known as McLeod, Black and MacAulay, then finally as MacAulay and Westwood. He was made a King’s Counsel in 1935. By the time he retired in 1969, he had practiced law at Morden for over 50 years. He was a Crown Prosecutor for the Southern Judicial District, and served as a Bencher for the Law Society of Manitoba. He died at Morden, Manitoba on 25 October 1970 and was buried in Morden Hillside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Eight Manitoba lawyers are appointed as King’s Counsel in honors list”, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1935, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 1970.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 August 2012

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