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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Beatty Rosevear (?-?)


Born at Detroit, Michigan to Canadian parents, he was educated at Montreal, graduating with an Arts degree from McGill University. During the First World War, he enlisted with the Royal Flying Corps and saw service in Europe. Coming to Winnipeg after the war, he received a law degree from the University of Manitoba then practiced in partnership with G. S. Rutherford from 1926 to 1930. He was made a King’s Counsel in 1934. He served on the Winnipeg School Board from 1934 to 1935 and was President of the University of Manitoba Alumni Association. He later returned to Montreal.


“New King’s Counsel for province appointed”, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1934, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

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