Lt.-Col. Judge Ainslie Lunham
Lt.-Col. Judge Ainslie Lunham Young born on the 23rd of August,
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England. He settled in the Plum Creek
with his father Dr. Francis Verschoyle Young and family in 1885,
as a 16
year old teenager.
He married Mary Isabel Corbet, sister of Maude Corbet, wife
of W.H. Sowden’s
son Fred Sowden. Ainslie in partnership with his brother, Francis
(Barney)Verschoyle Young Jr operated a private bank in Souris.
Ainslie became the sole owner until the banks merger with the
Ainslie was the first elected mayor of Souris, when it was established
municipality. The election took place on the 8th of December,
became a Juvenile Court Judge in the 1920’s. He died in
Souris, Manitoba on
the 3rd of October, 1938 at the age of 70 and was buried with
honours in the Glenwood-Souris Cemetery.
Senator Kirchhoffer and Colonel Young were 2nd cousins to each