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- Curtis, George F., OC, OBC, QC, 1906-2005
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George F. Curtis was born in 1906 in Stogumber, England. He came to Canada in 1913 and was educated at Moose Jaw Collegiate and the University of Saskatchewan, where he graduated with a law degree in 1927. He studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, earning his BA in Jurisprudence (1930) and his BCL (1931).
Curtis practiced law in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and taught at Dalhousie University until 1945, when he was appointed the founding Dean of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law. He served in this capacity until 1971 and was later named Dean Emeritus. He died in 2005.
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