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Memorable Manitobans: 1997

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 1997:

Hugh Avery Benham (1911-1997)

John Leslie Bodie (1909-1997)

Malvina Marjorie Bolus (1906-1997)

Stanley V. Bowers (1906-1997)

Eleanor Boyce (c1899-1997)

Robert Harold “Bulldog” Brown (1938-1997)

Joseph William Butcher (1906-1997)

Donald Leslie “Don” Campbell (1906-1997)

Charles Frederick Code (1910-1997)

Wilfred Roy Corbett (1910-1997)

James “Jim” Cowan (1914-1997)

John Neilson Brown Crawford (1906-1997)

Cheryl Marlene Davidson (1951-1997)

Emily Sumi “Emilie” Denney (1907-1997)

Mary Crain Doolin (1906-1997)

Ruby Marian Douglas (1908-1997)

Mary McLaren “Mae” Gardiner (?-1997)

George Lindsay Gardner (1901-1997)

Jean Cuthand Goodwill (1928-1997)

Esther E. Goossen (1920-1997)

Richard Clayton “Rich” Goulden (1941-1997)

Alexander Henry “Alex” Graham (1912-1997)

Frederick William Hamilton (1910-1997)

William Homer Hamilton (1913-1997)

Leonard Isaacs (1909-1997)

Grace Edna Johnson (c1910-1997)

Claude Amnesty Joyce (1908-1997)

William Arthur “Bill” Kardash (1912-1997)

Herbert Douglas Kemp (1913-1997)

Stanley Howard Knowles (1908-1997)

Chaim Nachman Kushner (1905-1997)

Olive Elizabeth Bend Little (1917-1997)

William Dangerfield “Bill” Lount (1914-1997)

Elizabeth Helene Donaldson “Bessie” Maguet (1912-1997)

Francis McDonald “Mac” Manwaring (1915-1997)

Kenneth McNaught (1918-1997)

Russell Alex Michaluk (1925-1997)

James Thomas Mills (1914-1997)

Ralph Scott Misener (c1909-1997)

Lawrence Ross “Lawrie” Mitchell (c1931-1997)

St. Clair A. Monaghan (1906-1997)

Wilfrid [Wilfred] Lafrance Patrick Moran (1908-1997)

Carolyne Alexandra McBean Morrison (1905-1997)

Donald Melvin Muir (1924-1997)

John Randolph Murray (1916-1997)

Richard Nielsen (1914-1997)

Oliver Glen Olmstead (?-1997)

John Whitney “Jack” Pickersgill (1905-1997)

Robert Peter “Bob” Purves (1927-1997)

Grayce Elizabeth Ross Riley (?-1997)

Mina Rosner (1913-1997)

David “Dave” Rothstein (1914-1997)

Beatrice Barrie Hawken Sharpe (?-1997)

Bonar Franklyn “Frank” Shinn (1911-1997)

Harry Smith (1913-1997)

Sidney Merlin Spidell (1900-1997)

Earl John “Curly” Tyler (1913-1997)

Charles Arnold Ursel (1906-1997)

Thomas Robert Weir (1912-1997)

Winnifred Anna Yuill Whitley (1907-1997)

Kurt Frank Winter (1946-1997)

Walter Yanchyshyn (1922-1997)

Samuel Yaremchuk (1933-1997)

Orest Ziolkoski (1933-1997)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 1997, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here. Criteria for inclusion in the collection are given here.

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 October 2022

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