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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

MHS Multicultural Dinner 2019
2019
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Dinner

Spring Field Trip 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: David Reginald “Dave” Bonner (1928-2006)

News photographer.

Born at Winnipeg on 24 March 1928, after developing an early interest in photography, at the age of 18 he became a news photographer with the Winnipeg Free Press. After a 32-year career with the Free Press, he worked for the Winnipeg Tribune for nine months until it ceased operations, after which he worked as a freelance photographer. He had also contributed to The Maple Leaf Legacy Project by photographing the tombstones of soldiers who had lost their lives in war. In 1946, he became a life member of the Winnipeg Press Club and was its President in 1972. He had a cottage in La Riviere and was President of the La Riviere Ski Club for many years. He died on 16 December 2006.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 December 2006.

This page was prepared by John Redekopp.

Page revised: 28 January 2017

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