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Memorable Manitobans: Henry William Newlands (1862-?)


Born Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 19 March 1862, son of James and Henrietta Newlands. Educated public schools, Halifax. Called to Nova Scotia Bar, and studied with the law firm of Thompson, Graham & Tupper. Came to Winnipeg, 1883, and was with the firm of McDonald, Tupper, McCarther & Dexter; appointed to Land Titles Office. Regina, 1897; legal advisor to Yukon Council, 1901; Judge of Supreme Court of N.W.T., 1904-1907; appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of Saskatchewan, 1907. Married Mary Patterson Stewart, daughter of Robert Stewart, writer to the Signet, Edinburgh and Montreal; has two daughters. Club: Assiniboia, Regina. Recreations: golf, curling. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address: Regina, Saskatchewan.

In 1911, Newlands was Judge of the Supreme Court of Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

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