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Memorable Manitobans: Gavin Allan Hall (1898-?)


Born at Gladstone, Manitoba, 9 September 1898, son of Gavin Allan Hall and Mary Henderson. Married Oliva Minard. Has one son and two daughters. Educated at Gladstone, Manitoba University (LL.B.). Family came to Manitoba in 1884. Mr. Hall joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1915, 226th Battalion under Col. Gillespie. France, with 78th Battalion, July 1917; saw service at Passchendaele, Arras, Amiens, Cambria, Canal du Nord, Valenciennes; invalided to Base, England; Canada, articled into John Fletcher Campbell, Esq. (Mackenzie & Campbell); University of .Manitoba, LL.B., 1922. Called to the Manitoba Bar, December 1922; practices at Elm Creek and St. Claude. Solicitor for Rural Municipality of Grey; solicitor for Bank of Commerce. Recreations: Curling and motoring. Address, Elm Creek, Manitoba.

He is commemorated by Hall Road in Winnipeg.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 11 September 2008

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