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Manitoba Organization: Winnipeg Philatelic Society

Established in 1900, this is western Canada’s oldest club devoted to the collection and study of postage stamps.

Presidents

Period

President

1900-1908

?

1908-1909

W. J. Cuthbert

1909-1911

?

1911-1912

W. J. Cuthbert

1912-1923

?

1923-1924

Dr. W. F. Dey

1924-1926

?

1926-1927

Theodore E. Howard

1927-1933

?

1933-1936

J. C. Cartwright

1936-1937

?

1937-1938

H. E. S. Smith

1938-1940

?

1940-1943

J. C. Cartwright

1943-1944

?

1944-1945

H. H. Tracy

1945-?

?

?-?

H. E. S. Smith

?-1946

?

1946-1947

Capt. W. H. Talbot

1947-1949

?

1949-1950

N. Froomkin

1950-1951

?

1951-1952

A. R. Profit

1952-1953

T. R. Burr

1953-1954

?

1954-1955

T. R. Burr

1955-1961

?

1961-1962

M. W. Horbay

1962-1973

?

1973-1974

George Warnock

?-?

Murray Hogg Campbell (1909-1979)

Sources:

“Notes on stamp collecting,” Manitoba Free Press, 27 October 1900, page 13.

“Local briefs,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 October 1911, page 8.

“Valuable stamp goes for very low price,” Manitoba Free Press, 19 September 1924, page 3.

“Special stamp exhibition to open Monday,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 May 1935, page 5.

“J. C. Cartwright is elected president of philatelic club,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 January 1936, page 5.

“J. C. Cartwright heads stamp club,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 January 1942, page 16.

“Tracy elected head of philatelic society,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 January 1944, page 3.

“N. Froomkin heads philatelic society,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 January 1949, page 3.

“Philatelic group elects A. R. Profit,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 October 1951, page 3.

“T. R. Burr to head philatelic society,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 October 1952, page 3.

“Burr president of philatelic society,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 October 1954, page 3.

“Stamp head,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 November 1961, page 15.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 December 2020

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