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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Matheson Fraser (1852-?)

Lawyer.

Born Edinburgh, Scotland, 3 March 1852, son of Margaret Jane and Arthur Fraser, British Consul at Batavia, East Indies. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge; Edinburgh Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland. Commenced practice of profession as barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn, London, England, 1876. Came to Winnipeg, 1898. Director, Standard Trust Company; Director, Northwestern Investment Company; member local board, The Life Association, Scotland. Married Mary Gordon, St. Leonards, England, 1877; has two sons and four daughters. Club: Canadian. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address: The Bon Accord, Main and Logan Streets, Winnipeg.

Sources:

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.

Page revised: 26 August 2008

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