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Manitoba Business: Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

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Founded in 1887, the Winnipeg law firm of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP is one of the oldest in Manitoba. Its founding partners were John S. Hough and Isaac Campbell.

Chronology of Firm Names

Firm Name

Period

Hough & Campbell

1887-1902

Hough, Campbell & Ferguson

1902-1912

Hough, Campbell, Ferguson, Dilts & Baker

1912-1941

Williams, Dilts & Baker

1941-1945

Williams, Dilts, Baker, Laidlaw & Shepard

1945-1946

Dilts, Baker, Laidlaw & Shepard

1946-1953

Thompson, Shepard, Dilts & Jones

1953-1956

Thompson, Shepard, Dilts, Jones & Hall

1956-1957

Thompson, Dilts, Jones, Hall & Dewar

1957-1961

Thompson, Dilts, Jones, Hall, Dewar & Ritchie

1961-1967

Thompson, Dilts & Company

1966-1970

Thompson, Dewar, Sweatman

1970-1973

Thompson, Dorfman, Sweatman

1973-2004

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

2004-present

Some Noteworthy Firm Members

Member

Period

Gerald S. Ashcroft

2010-?

Donald George Baizley (1941-2013)

1964-1971, 1984-2013

Edwin Godfrey Phipps Baker (1885-1963)

1918-1963

George William Baker (1854-1917)

?

Gary V. Brickman QC

?

William J. Burnett QC

?

Isaac Campbell (1853-1929)

1887-?

Albert L. Clearwater

?

Archibald Stewart Dewar (1916-2001)

1957-1973

Aylmer Everett Dilts (1882-1976)

1912-1961

Charles Gordon Dilts (c1922-2001)

1953-1969

Irwin Dorfman (1908-1993)

1966-1993

A. Lori Douglas

?

Albert Charles Ferguson (1873-1940)

1903-?

A. Blair Graham QC

?

Gordon Clarke Hall (1921-1990)

1956-1965

William D. Hamilton

?

John Stanley Hough (1856-1928)

1887-?

David Haney Jones QC

1953-1967

Guy Joseph Kroft

1959-1979

Thomas Walter Laidlaw (1897-1965)

1945-?

Charles Holland Locke (1887-1980)

1910-?

Alan D. MacInnes QC

?

Lawrence Ross “Lawrie” Mitchell (c1931-1997)

1967-1973

Ross Albert Lawrence Nugent (1926-2015)

?

Nathan Nurgitz QC

1979-1993

E. William Olson QC

?

Chrys Pappas QC

?

Shane I. Perlmutter

?

I. David Perlov

2010-?

Walter Legget Ritchie (1928-2011)

1961-?

Alan W. Scarth QC

1987-?

Clarence Day Shepard (1914-2000)

1945-1957

Peter A. Sim

2010-?

Karen I. Simonsen

?

P. Michael Sinclair QC

?

Allan L. V. Stewart

2010-?

Alan Sweatman (1920-2012)

1970-?

Donald Alexander Thompson (1904-1992)

1953-1992

Esten Kenneth Williams (1889-1970)

1941-1946

See also:

125 Years in the Community (Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP)

Sources:

We thank Mark Howe of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP and E. James Arnett for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 June 2015

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