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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Arthur Arundel (1877-1952)

Lawyer, municipal official.

Born at Devon, England on 8 September 1877, son of Henry Edward Arundel and Margaret Clowes, he received his legal training before coming to Canada in 1906. He served as Mayor of Stonewall (1910-1917, 1921-1930) and between these terms was Secretary-Treasurer of the municipality. For 25 years he was solicitor for the Town of Stonewall and Rural Municipality of Rockwood. He was made a King’s Counsel in 1932. On 23 June 1909, he married Maude Kathleen Jackson, daughter of S. J. Jackson, at Stonewall. They had two daughters. He was a member of the Rockwood Liberal Association for 30 years, including five years as its President and five years as its Secretary. He retired in 1946 and moved to Victoria, British Columbia where he died on 20 January 1952 and was buried in Saanich.

Sources:

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Ex-Mayor of Stonewall dies in B.C.,” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 January 1952, page 7.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 July 2014

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