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Memorable Manitobans: Neville Munson (1892-?)

Lawyer.

Born at Carberry, Manitoba, 1892. Son of Albert Edward Munson and Minnie Davis. Married Edna Corbett, 1919. Educated at Dauphin Public and High Schools. Family came to Manitoba in 1880; father one of the pioneer druggists of Winnipeg, afterwards in business at Carberry and Dauphin; retired, lives at Browning, Saskatchewan. Mr. Munson who is a nephew of J. H. Munson of Munson, Allan, Laird & Co., Winnipeg, was articled in law to J. G. Harvey,K.C., of Winnipeg, N. A. MacMillan, and lately to F. E. Simpson, K.C., of Dauphin; admitted to practice in 1918; called to the Manitoba Bar, 1920; practised at Benito, San Francisco, California, with West & Andrews. Came to Souris, 1924. Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, August 1914; overseas with First Contingent; France, February 1915; R.C.D’s; Ypres, Festubert, Givenchy, Somme; invalided and gassed; England, discharged; resumed study of law. Member of the Orange Order. Anglican. Conservative. Recreations: Golf, curling. Address, Souris, Manitoba.

Sources:

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

Page revised: 6 November 2008

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