ROBERT E. NAY.
Robert E. Nay is senior member of the firm of Nay & Irvine of Wilkie
and is one of this town's most estimable citizens. He was born in Huron
county, Ontario, in September, 1885, a son of J. J. Nay, also a native
Ontario, who is now living retired in Minga, Manitoba. He successfully
engaged in agricultural pursuits in Manitoba. for many years.
The public schools of Minga, Manitoba, afforded Robert Nay his early
education and at the age of seventeen years he entered Manitoba Univer-
sity, from which institution he was graduated in arts and sciences in
1907. He took up the study of law in Winnipeg, remaining there a year
and then came to Saskatoon and studied law with Brown & Jordan. He
was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice at Scott, Sas-
katchewan. In 1914 he was appointed to his present position of agent
of the Attorney-General, and in 1917 he formed a partnership with Charles
H.Irvine, extended mention of whom is made elsewhere in this work
When the judicial center was transferred from Scott to Wilkie in 1919
the firm of Nay & Irvine moved its offices to Wilkie and has since been
prominent in legal circles here. The firm holds membership in the Do-
minion and Saskatchewan Bar Associations. Although the greater part
of his time and attention is given to his professional duties Mr. Nay is
thoroughly interested in farming and personally supervises his farming
interests in this district.
In 1911 Mr. Nay was married to Miss Myrtle K. Bishop of Winnipeg
and they have become parents of three children: Robert, Phyllis and
Parkyn. Mr. Nay gives his political allegiance to the Liberal party and
has firm belief in the principles of that party as factors in good govern-
ment. He has ever maintained an active interest in civic affairs and is
now serving as chairman of the grade and high school boards of Wilkie.
Fraternally he is identified with the Masonic order and is a member of the
Knights of Pythias of Scott. Socially he is identified with the Wilkie Golf
Club and the Curling Club and is proficient in those sports. His religious
faith is that of the Presbyterian church, though he was reared in the faith
of the Methodist church. Mr. Nay deservedly holds the confidence and
esteem of his fellowmen.
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