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Robert Guy Smethurst

Robert Guy Smethurst was Canadian lawyer. Bar: Manitoba 1953, created Queen's counsel 1968. Member Canada Bar Association (president Manitoba branch 1971-1973), Manitoba Bar Association (president 1969-1970), Canada Bar Insurance Association (president 1983-1985), Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Smethurst, Robert Guy was born on May 28, 1929 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Son of Herbert Guy and Muriel (Wilson) Smethurst.

  • Education

    • Student, University British Columbia, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, University Manitoba, 1952.

    Career

    • Practice in, Winnipeg, 1954-1987. Partner firm D'Arcy and Deacon (formerly D'Arcy, Irving, Haig & Smethurst), 1965-1987. Executive director British Columbia branch Canada Bar Association, since 1987.

      Commissioner Uniform Law Conference, 1964-1986, president, 1978-1979. Counsel Manitoba Public Utility Board, 1968-1969. Member Manitoba Law Reform Committee, 1971-1980.

      President Victorian Order Nurses Canada, 1976-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Manitoba 1953, created Queen's counsel 1968.

    Membership

    Member Canada Bar Association (president Manitoba branch 1971-1973), Manitoba Bar Association (president 1969-1970), Canada Bar Insurance Association (president 1983-1985), Phi Delta Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Ann Higgins. Children from previous marriage: Linda Anne, David Guy.
    • father: Herbert Guy Smethurst
    • mother: Muriel (Wilson) Smethurst
    • spouse: Carol Ann Higgins
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    Born March 28, 1929
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