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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Hurd “Bert” Warner (1888-1962)

Lawyer.

Born at Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan on 3 December 1888, son of Edwin Walter Warner and Charlotte Ann Hurd (1865-1941), he came with his family to Winnipeg and was educated at Alexandra School and the University of Manitoba. He was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1913 and practiced law at Winnipeg, serving as Secretary of the Building Products and Coal Company. He was made a King’s Counsel in 1944. Warner was active in the Law Society of Manitoba, serving as a Bencher (1952-1962) and President (1959-1960). He was also President of the Manitoba Bar Association (1946) and Vice-President for Manitoba of the Canadian Bar Association (1947-1948). He was a member of the Manitoba Club, Winnipeg Winter Club, and St. Charles Country Club. He died at Winnipeg on 29 August 1962 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 August 1962.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 October 2020

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