The Honourable Lloyd George McKenzie, QC

Class of 1948

“Seventy-eight of us rose from the ash cans of war—76 men and two women—and descended on the campus looking for the law school,” McKenzie recalls. “It existed only in the abstract, as there was no building. We found it embodied in the person of Dean George Curtis.” With two years of Arts courses at Victoria College and an honours degree in English and Philosophy from UBC, McKenzie had joined the Army and was posted to Europe. He returned early with the intention of serving in the Pacific, but two bombs in Japan in 1945 brought the war to a sudden halt—and led to the opening of the UBC Faculty of Law a year earlier than planned...

For more, read Profile of Lloyd George McKenzie and Agnes Huang in UBC Law Alumni Magazine, Fall 2005 and  Profile of Lloyd George MacKenzie from The Advocate, 51 (1993).