Memorable Manitobans: Hyman Norman “Hy” Bernstein (1913-1972)
Born at Winnipeg on 27 February 1913, son of Abram “Abe” Bernstein (?-1920) and Clara Charach (1893-1978), he attended the University of Manitoba. He worked for his stepfather Pearce Baker’s firm of Baker and Sons for 40 years, eventually serving as its President.
He and wife Jacquie (?-2008, later wife of Kenneth Shulman) had a daughter and a son. He was Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal and the Israeli Bond Campaign. An avid golfer, he was President of the Glendale Golf and Country Club (1952) and a board member of the Manitoba Golf Association, responsible for the early development and encouragement of junior golf in Manitoba.
He died at the Glendale Golf and Country Club on 8 May 1972 and was buried in the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery.
Marriage registration [Abram Berenstein, Clara Charach], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary [Hyman Norman Bernstein], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 May 1972, page 37.
Obituary [Clara Baker], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 June 1978, page 62.
Obituary [Jacquie Shulman], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 November 2008.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 February 2023