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Memorable Manitobans: Allan Barrie Campbell (c1923-2012)

Plant breeder.

Born at Winnipeg, a son of Arnold Campbell and Petrina Wilson, brother of A. Lorne Campbell, he was a Plant Scientist at the Agriculture Canada Research Station in Winnipeg for over 30 years, specializing in the breeding and development of rust-resistant wheat varieties. In recognition of his contributions to Canadian agriculture, he received a Manitoba Centennial Medal (1970), was inducted into the Order of Canada (1989), and was given an honorary doctorate by the University of Manitoba (1992). He died at Winnipeg on 16 July 2012.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 July 2012, page B7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 January 2014

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