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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Kenning Newcombe (1943-2015)

Lawyer, judge.

Born at Winnipeg on 4 December 1943, son of Charles Robert Newcombe and Gwen McWhirter, he received a BA degree from United College then a Law degree from the University of Manitoba (1969). He was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1970 then worked as a Crown Attorney, living for a time at Thompson. He was appointed a Provincial Court Judge in February 1980 and served until retirement in July 2008. He was married with three daughters. In recognition of his community service, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002). He died at Winnipeg on 2 November 2015.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 November 2015.

We thank James Arnett for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 May 2021

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