Leslie Raymond Fairn, architect (b at Waterville, NS 26 June 1875; d at Halifax 13 Aug 1971). Fairn attended Acadia University, studied architecture in Boston, Massachusetts, and apprenticed with Edward Elliot, architect of the Halifax City Hall. In 1904 he began a career that lasted 65 years. His commissions include county courthouses at Kentville, NS (1903); Digby, NS (1908-10); and Newcastle, NB (1912-13); Killam Library, Dalhousie; and Memorial Library and Grace Maternity Hospital in Halifax. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, he was also one of the founders of the NS Association of Architects.
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