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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: David Albert Bowles (1916-1981)

Lawyer.

Born at Winnipeg on 5 October 1916, son of Albert E. Bowles, he received a BA degree from United College and a law degree from the University of Manitoba. During the Second World War, he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Following his military discharge, he was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1946 then practiced law at Winnipeg, being made a Queen’s Counsel in 1976. He served as President of the Manitoba Bar Association (1972-1973) and was a Liberal candidate for the Fort Garry constituency in the 1962 provincial general election. He was a member of the Masons, Kinsmen Club, and Winnipeg Winter Club. He died at Winnipeg on 25 September 1981 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 September 1981, page 44.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 January 2018

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