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Railroad executive , lawyer

Henry Craig Friel, Canadian railroad executive, lawyer. Member Canadian Bar Association, Barristers’ Society N.B. Knights of Columbus.

Background

Friel, Henry Craig was born on November 6, 1901 in Dorchester, N.B., Canada. Son of James and Maud Louise (Wetmore) Friel.

Education

Student St. Mary’s College, Halifax, Nova Scoti. Bachelor of Arts, St. Francis Xavier U., Antigonish, Nova Scoti, 1922. Bachelor of Laws, Dalhousie U., 1925.

Career

Admitted to N.B. bar, 1925, appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1943. With Messrs. Friel & Friel, Moncton, N.B., 1925-1943. Regional counsel Canadian National Rys., Moncton, N.B., 1943-1945.

General solicitor, Montreal, Quebec, 1945-1956, general counsel, 1956-1957, vice president, general counsel, 1958-1961, vice president for law, 1961-1966, tax counsel, from 1967. General counsel Air Canada, Montreal, 1958-1966. Director St. Mary’s Hospital.

Membership

Member Canadian Bar Association, Barristers’ Society N.B. Knights of Columbus. Clubs: St. James (Montreal).

Connections

Married Margaret Laughton Johnson, September 25, 1947. Children: Kenneth James, Marylyn Elizabeth, Sean Johnson.

father:
James Friel

mother:
Maud Louise (Wetmore) Friel

spouse:
Margaret Laughton Johnson

children:
Kenneth James Friel

Marylyn Elizabeth Friel

Sean Johnson Friel