Aulay MacAulay Morrison

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Aulay MacAulay Morrison
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for New Westminster
In office
1896–1904
Preceded by Gordon Edward Corbould
Succeeded by James Buckham Kennedy
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia
In office
1929–1942
Personal details
Born (1863-06-15)June 15, 1863
Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Died February 27, 1942(1942-02-27) (aged 78)
Political party Liberal

Aulay MacAulay Morrison (June 15, 1863 – February 27, 1942) was a Canadian lawyer, judge and Liberal politician who represented New Westminster in the Canadian House of Commons from 1896 to 1904.[1]

Born in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, the son of Christopher Morrison and Flora MacAulay,[2] Morrison was educated in Common Schools, at the Academies of Sydney and Pictou and at Dalhousie University where he graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Law in 1888. He was called to the Bar of Nova Scotia in 1888 and the Bar of British Columbia in 1890 where he moved to practice law.[3] In 1900, he married Elizabeth Livingston. Morrison was named puisne judge in the Superior Court of British Columbia. In 1929, he was named Chief Justice in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. He died while still a judge in Vancouver at the age of 78.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aulay MacAulay Morrison – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  3. ^ Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, eighth Parliament of Canada, elected June 23, 1896. Montreal, Lovell. 1898.