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Memorable Manitobans: Wilfred Stanley McEwen (1891-1963)


Born at Carberry on 26 December 1891, son of Duncan McEwen and Amy Ross, he was educated at local schools. He graduated from the University of Manitoba Law School in 1918 and articled with Price Montague in the Winnipeg firm of Pitblado & Hoskin. He served on the Winnipeg School Board for six years and was a member of the Greenwood United Church and the Liberal Association. He was a Mason, and a member of the Executive of the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association (President, 1941-1942). He was made a King’s Counsel in 1944.

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Pitblado


“Nine new K.C.’s appointed,” Winnipeg Tribune, 1 January 1944, page 13.

Learned Friends, Reiminiscences - Pitblado & Hoskin 1882-1974 by Anna Tillenius.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 March 2021

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