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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: George Andrew Elliott (1860-1923)

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George Andrew Elliott
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Lawyer.

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George Andrew Elliott
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Born at Packenham, Ontario on 6 September 1860, son of John Elliott and Margaret Kerr, brother of D. K. Elliott, he studied at Victoria University, graduating with a BA in 1883. He then came to Winnipeg and studied law with the firm of McKenzie, Rankin & Brophy and was called to the Manitoba Bar in June 1886. He was made a King’s Counsel in 1913.

In 1886, he married Margaret Ann Metcalf (1860-1900) of Ontario. They had a daughter, Nora Alice Kerr Elliott (1892-?) before his wife died. He remarried on 10 May 1902, to Tanis Agnes Carnochan Miller (1884-1967) of Portsmouth, England and they had two sons: George Hosegood Elliott (1902-?) and John Miller Elliott (1905-2003). He was one of the organizers of the Carleton Club, and was a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen and the Elks.

He died at Winnipeg on 17 March 1923 and was buried in the St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elliott House (72 East Gate, Winnipeg)

Sources:

1901 Canada census. Automated Genealogy.

Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

“Four Winnipeg men are named King’s councillors,” Winnipeg Telegram, 2 January 1913. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B5]

“Prominent lawyer of Winnipeg passes away,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 March 1923. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B7]

John Miller Elliott, Find-A-Grave.

George Andrew Elliott, Elliott - Mordy - Porter - Cloutier.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2019

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