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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Brown (1934-2004)

Community activist.

Born in Scotland on 24 October 1934, son of Alfred and Elizabeth Brown, the family moved to East Kildonan when he was two and one-half years old. He was Superintendent of the City of Winnipeg Traffic Signals when he retired in 1991. He was active in the Masonic Lodge, a member of the Khartum Circus Committee, Past Potentate (CEO) of the Khartum Shriners, a member of the Board of Governors of the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Twin Cities Unit (Minneapolis) and an original member of the Kildonan Canoe Club. He died at Winnipeg on 26 June 2004.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 June 2004.

“They will live on in memory” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2004, page B4.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 7 October 2017

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