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Manitoba Organization: Winnipeg Horticultural Society

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Established in March 1931, the Winnipeg Horticultural Society produced an Annual Report that evolved into the annual publication The Prairie Garden.

Presidents

Period

President

1931

Henry Downing (1866-1936)

1932

William Stubbs (1877-1935)

1933

Richard Wellington Kenny (1878-1951)

1934

Percy George Bell (1884-1952)

1935

John Walker

1936

Ralph Roy Nichol (1885-1942)

1937

R. W. Brown

1938

Dr. W. J. Riley

1939

J. A. McPhail

1940-1941

Thomas Oastler Graham

1942

Theodore E. Howard

1943

Mrs. Roy Hunt

1944

Dr. S. W. Edgecombe

1945

Eric Sochting

1946

J. C. Williams

1947

J. H. Nichol

1948

William James Tanner (1898-1975)

1949

Q. C. Moffat

1950-1951

A. M. Oswald

1952

T. M. Yager

1953-1954

Gladwyn Switzer “Glad” Reycraft (1905-1986)

1955

Hector Macdonald

1956

D. Campbell

1957

Jacobus Petrus “Pete” de Wet (1883-1978)

1958-1959

Fred Clarke Wallace Rice (1896-1973)

?-?

John Robert “Bob” Almey (1895-1988)

Vice-Presidents

Period

Vice-President

1931-1936

?

1937

Dr. W. J. Riley

1938

J. A. McPhail

1939

W. J. Shepherd

1940

Thomas Oastler Graham

1941

Theodore E. Howard

1942

J. H. Nichol

1943

?

1944

Eric Sochting

1945

William Archibald “Bill” Cumming (1911-1999)

1946

J. H. Nichol

1947

A. M. Oswald

1948

E. T. Andersen

1949

Hector Macdonald

1950-1951

T. M. Yager

1952

Gladwyn Switzer “Glad” Reycraft (1905-1986)

1953-1954

Hector MacDonald

1955

D. Campbell

1956

Jacobus Petrus “Pete” de Wet (1883-1978)

1957

Fred Clarke Wallace Rice (1896-1973)

Secretary-Treasurers

Period

Secretary-Treasurer

1931-1936

?

1937

John Walker

1938-1942

William Archibald “Bill” Cumming (1911-1999)

1943-1944

?

1945-1955

R. W. Brown

1956-1957

William James Tanner (1898-1975)

See also:

MHS Resources: The Prairie Garden

Sources:

“Horticulturists to meet on Thursday,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 March 1931, page 5.

“R. R. Nichol, C.N.R. official, dies suddenly,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 September 1942, page 18.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 April 2021

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