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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Adams (1887-1981)

Lawyer.

Born at Winnipeg on 6 July 1887, son of Alexander Adams and Helen Duncan, he was educated locally and was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1915. He practiced law with the firm of Tupper and Adams and was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1966. On 26 July 1916, he married Marion Ruby Whyte (?-1948). They had three children. He was a member of the Masons (Prince Rupert’s Lodge), Westminster United Church, and Oxford United Church. He died at his Winnipeg home on 10 March 1981 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 March 1981, page 41.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 October 2014

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