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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald Kerr Twaddle (1932-2015)

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Archibald Kerr Twaddle
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Lawyer, judge.

Born at Glasgow, Scotland on 7 November 1932, he trained as a lawyer at London, England. He emigrated to Canada in 1961 and joined the law firm of Johnston, Jessiman and Gardner. He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1967. He later worked at Pitblado and Hoskin (known today as Pitblado LLP) and established his own firm in 1977. He was a bencher for the Law Society of Manitoba. Appointed a Puisne Judge on the Manitoba Court of Appeal in August 1985, he served until retirement in November 2007. He helped to create the Manitoba Opera Association (1969) and was an active member of St. Chad’s Anglican Church. In recognition of his community service, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002). He died at the Grace Hospital on 30 March 2015.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 April 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 April 2015

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