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After being called to the Bar in 1918 he married a Por­ tage girl, Katherine Newman. Mr. McLenaghen commenced the practice of law in Selkirk, Man­ itoba, in 1919. He was first elected to the Manitoba Legisla­ ture in 1927 as the member for Kildonan-St. Andrews and repre­ sented that riding continuously for 33 years un til his death in 1950. Upon the formation of a Coalition Government under the Premiership of the Hon. Stuart Garson, Mr. McLenaghen was named Minister of Health and Public Welfare and subsequently

Hon. James O. McLenaghen Attorney-General which latter

portfolio he occupied at the time of his death.

The late Hon. James McLenaghen and Mrs. McLenaghen have three children T. Newman McLenaghen, Toronto, Ontario, Elspeth, the wife of William Wright, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Jean, wife of Dr. Kenneth McRae of Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Fawcett GowIer Taylor was born in Meadow Lea, Manitoba, on April 29, 1878, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Taylor, and one of eight children. He received his public and high school education in Winnipeg.

He read law with W. J. Cooper and upon being called to the bar in 1902 practised in partnership with him until 1904. In 1906 he formed a partnership with Colonel H. J. Cowan and in 1910 J. Roy Colwill joined him in the practise of law under the firm of Taylor and Colwill. He was appointed King's Counsel in 1913.

Fawcett G. Taylor was a Captain in the 99th Manitoba Rangers when the First World War broke out and in 1915 he was promoted to Major. In the same year he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces for service overseas. He was awarded the D.S.O. in June 1917 while serving in France and in December of the same year was twice mentioned in dispatches. When the war ended he had attained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

F. G. Taylor took an active interest In civic affairs having 245