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Memorable Manitobans: Oscar Samuel Alsaker (1897-1965)

Lawyer.

Born at La Riviere on 12 August 1897, son of Samuel Alsaker and Christina Smith, he entered Wesley College but left to serve in the First World War. He returned after the war and received a BA degree then articled with Price Montague in the firm of Pitblado & Hoskin. He was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1925 and continued with the firm for 45 years. During the Second World War, he was on loan from the firm to the Wartime Prices and Trades Board as Enforcement Counsel for Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Pitblado

Sources:

Learned Friends, Reiminiscences - Pitblado & Hoskin 1882-1974 by Anna Tillenius.

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 February 2015

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