GEORGE H. BARR, K. C.
George H. Barr, K. C., practicing law in Regina since 1907, is one of the foremost barristers of the city and a member of the firm of Barr, Stewart, Johnson & Cumming, barristers and solicitors. The son of George and Clara (Morphy) Barr, he was born in Norwich, Ontario, on the 29th of July, 1878. His education was obtained in the public schools of Norwich, the model school of Woodstock, Ontario, the Regina Normal School and Osgoode Hall. For three years following his graduation from Normal School in 1898, Mr. Barr taught school in Saskatchewan. He was strongly attracted to the legal profession, however, and in 1902 gave up his educational work to begin the study of law. From then until 1906 he was engaged in reading for his profession under the direction of ex- Lieutenant Governor G. W. Brown of Regina and the Hon. Wallace Nes- bitt, K. C., of Toronto. After he was called to the bar of Saskatchewan in 1907 he entered into the practice of his profession in Regina, which has engaged his chief attention ever since~ He is a member of the firm of Barr, Stewart, Johnson & Cumming, with offices in the Saskatchewan Life building and ranks high among the barristers and solicitors of the provincial capital. A high order of ability in his chosen line of work distinguishes Mr. Barr as a barrister and he has been accorded a large and lucrative practice, one that would gratify the ambitions of a man with very lofty aspirations. Mr. Barr has not confined his activities to the legal profession but has been identified with a number of enterprises in Regina which have con- tributed materially to the growth and prosperity of the community. He is vice president of the Saskatchewan General Trusts Corporation and a director of the Saskatchewan Life Insurance Company. By his profes- sional advice and sound business judgment Mr. Barr has been able to render some very real assistance to various civic bodies in the conduct of their business, having been a member of (he Regina city council in 1915 and 1916, and having served on the board of trustees for the Regina Sink- ing Fund from its inception in 1915 until 1923. In 1914 and 1915 he held the office of president of the Canadaian [sic] Club of Regina. Along the line of strictly professional interests, Mr. Barr belongs to the Regina Bar Association of which he was formerly president, and has been for a number of years a member of the Council of the Canadian Bar Associa- tion. In 1906 George H. Barr and Miss Ethel L. Dawson were united in marriage and they have four children, three sons and a daughter. The family belong to the Presbyterian church of which Mr. Barr is an elder. More than an excellent legal authority and able business man, Mr. Barr is a good citizen. He has at all times been identified with those things that make for progress and the betterment of the city in which he lives and he is rightly considered one of the representative professional men and leading citizens of Regina. Bibliography follows:


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