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Memorable Manitobans: Barry John Chipka (c1943-2006)

Firefighter, golfer.

He grew up in the Elmwood/East Kildonan area and joined the St. James Fire Department in 1967, retiring in 2000 as a Captain with Winnipeg Fire Department. He was a competitive golfer who practiced at the Rossmere Country Club and later the Elmhurst Golf and Country Club. He was Golf Manitoba’s amateur champion in 1968, a member of the Willingdon Cup teams, and a two-time low amateur in the Manitoba Open. He died at WInnipeg on 22 April 2006.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 April 2006.

Manitoba Men's Amateur Champions, Golf Manitoba.

This page was prepared by John Redekopp.

Page revised: 6 September 2021

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