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Memorable Manitobans: Alan Campbell Ewart (1875-?)

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Alan C. Ewart
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Lawyer.

Born at Toronto, Ontario on 5 March 1875, son of John S. Ewart and Jessie Ewart, he was educated by a private tutor. He was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1898 and practiced law with C. P. Wilson. In October 1907, he married Mary Frances Randolph Clay of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were divorced in 1917 with his wife claiming adultery and desertion. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, Carleton Club, Winnipeg Automobile Club, St. Charles Country Club, Liberal party, and Anglican church. In 1911, he lived at 12 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg.

Sources:

“Matrimonial. Ewart-Clay”, Manitoba Free Press, 24 October 1907.

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

“This was Winnipeg in 1881, part 1” by A. C. Ewart, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 April 1954.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 October 2012

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