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Manitoba History No. 88
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Memorable Manitobans: Wilbert George Doneleyko (1913-1990)

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Wilbert George Doneleyko
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Farmer, MLA (1946-1949).

Born at Rossburn on 13 February 1913, son of a pioneer farmer, he was educated at Rossburn. He farmed until 1937 when he became a warehouse manager for the Manitoba Co-operative Honey Producers Limited. He was the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation organizer for the Marguette federal constituency in 1935, and the CCF federal candidate in the Springfield constituency in 1945. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature in 1945 and served a single term, being defeated in the 1949 general election by N. J. Stryk. Married with two children, in the 1940s, he lived at 419 Trent Avenue, East Kildonan. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 27 January 1990.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1947.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

We thank Connor Mah for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 July 2018

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