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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Cyrus “Harry” Morrison (?-?)

Lawyer, municipal official.

Born at St. Mary’s, Ontario, he came to Winnipeg in 1913. He founded the law firm of Morrison and Booth in 1920 in partnership with Charles Stephen Booth. He ran unsuccessfully for election to the Winnipeg city council in 1932, later serving from 1937 to 1948. He was made a King’s Counsel in 1934.


“New King’s Counsel for province appointed,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1934, page 1.

“Ald. H. C. Morrison,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 November 1938, page 8.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 December 2019

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