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Memorable Manitobans: Norman “Norm” Gorman (1910-1990)

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Born at Stony Mountain on 10 September 1910, son of Basil Gorman and Victoria Eustafiewich, he worked for many years for Armstrong Cork and Insulation Company. He and wife Pauline Gorman (1911-1968) had two sons. An historian of Manitoba’s brewing industry, he was a member of the Allied Group of Master Brewers Association and published a booklet “A List of Manitoba Breweries and Their Locations” in 1980. He died at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital on 7 May 1990 and was buried in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Stony Mountain’s Unrecorded Railway Loop, 1881 to 1891
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 20, Number 3, Spring 1975

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Pauline Gorman], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 September 1968, page 25.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 May 1990, page 68.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 June 2022

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