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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Archibald Vaughan “Harry” Green (1888-1979)

Lawyer, playwright.

Born at Preston, England on 2 January 1888, son of Henry Green and Colina Campbell, he received a law degree from Edinburgh University and came to Canada in 1913 where he was associated with the legal department of the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was made a Queen’s Counsel. He was a founder of the Winnipeg Little Theatre and received awards for his plays and stories. He assisted Glen Hamilton with his psychic research, was a President of the Alpine Club, and was a long-time member of the Alpine Garden Club of British Columbia and First Presbyterian Church at Winnipeg. He was married twice, first to Katherine Mary Frances Green (1889-1955) with whom he had two sons, and second to Fiona McLaren (?-?). He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 6 June 1979 and was buried in the Kildonan Presbyterian Cemetery.

Sources:

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 June 1979, page 47.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 May 2019

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