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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

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Memorable Manitobans

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Leonard Arthur “Len” Bateman


Born at Winnipeg on 14 January 1919, son of Arthur Bateman and Agnes Mabel “May” Guest (c1891-1969), he worked as an engineer and served as President of the Association of Professional Engineers of Manitoba (1959). In recognition of his community service, he was inducted into the Order of Manitoba (2003) and Order of Canada (2016), and received the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977), Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002), and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012). He was married twice, first to Eileen Elizabeth Campbell (?-1996, sister of Donald John Campbell) with whom he had three children, including Gary Leonard Bateman (1947-2009). He married Mary Chubala Hall (c1928-2016) in June 1998.

Brother-in-law of Donald J. Campbell.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Agnes M. Bateman], Winnipeg Free Press, 3 April 1969, page 30.

Obituary [Eileen Elizabeth Bateman], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 December 1996, page 35.

Obituary [Gary Leonard Bateman], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 April 2009.

Obituary [Mary Bateman], Winnipeg Free Press, 9 April 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 June 2019

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