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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

AGM 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Manitoba Organization: Manitoba Associated Boards of Trade / Manitoba Chamber of Commerce

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Presidents | Sources

The Manitoba Chamber of Commerce was established in 1929 as an umbrella group for local chambers and a lobby for businesses around the province. Known originally as the Manitoba Associate Boards of Trade, it was received its present name around 1948.

Presidents

Period

President

1929-1934

William Sanford Evans (1869-1949)

1934-1941

Arthur E. Parker (c1886-1953)

1941-1943

Charles Ernest Stockdill (1881-1960)

1943-1944

Arthur Gordon Buckingham (1885-1961)

1944-1946

Calvert Charlton Miller (1899-1978)

1946-1949

Donald Gordon McKenzie (1887-1963)

1949-1950

Edward Cecil Gilliat (1887-1960)

1950-1951

Alfred William “Bill” Hanks (1894-1985)

1951-1952

J. B. Craig

1952-1956

?

1956-1957

Bernard Rodolph “Bernie” Wolfe (1922-2014)

1957-1962

?

1962-1963

Frank Elding Price (1931-2015)

1963-1970

?

1970-1971

David Robert Blake (1925-2008)

?-?

Graeme Thomson Haig (1923-1993)

?-?

William Hamilton “Bill” Gray (1917-2015)

?-?

Neil Gerard MacPhee (1918-2014)

Executive Directors

Period

Executive Director

early 1990s

Anne Doherty (1935-2019)

Sources:

“Gray will speak on route east of lakes,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 March 1929, page 5.

“Manitoba Trade Boards elect 1933 officers,” Winnipeg Tribune, 9 December 1932, page 10.

“Manitoba Boards of Trade adopt development program,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 December 1938, page 5.

“A. E. Parker re-named Boards of Trade head,” Winnipeg Tribune, 8 December 1939, page 3.

“Boards of Trade ask early action on Sirois Report,” Winnipeg Tribune, 21 February 1941, page 13.

“Elected,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 December 1943, page 25.

“Trade Boards elect Miller,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 February 1944, page 2.

“Associated Boards to present resolutions to Premier and Cabinet,” Brandon Sun, 26 January 1952, page 9.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 June 2019

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