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Memorable Manitobans: John Hyslop Brown (1860-1917)

Click to enlargeLawyer, land registrar.

Born in Woodstock, Ontario. He graduated from Toronto University in 1880 and came to Winnipeg in 1881 where he articled as a law student to the firm of Ross, Killam and Haggart. After he was called to the Bar he joined the office of Sir James Aikins. In 1888 he was appointed deputy Registrar in the Land Titles office, and in 1916 he became District Registrar. He was one of the foremost real property lawyers in Canada. He was a founding member, in 1906, of the St. Charles Country Club.

Brown died at Winnipeg on 10 April 1917.


Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

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