Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years


Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Top 10

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:

Manitoba History No. 90

No. 90

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Michael Gregorash (1919-2000)

Railwayman, community volunteer.

Born at Sandy Lake, Manitoba on 21 November 1919, he enlisted in the Royal Winnipeg Rifles in 1939, serving in England, Italy, France, Belgium and Holland, returning home to work at CNR. He was a longtime member of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, a member of the Ukrainian Canadan Veterans Assocation, Symington Diesel Club and a member and senior member of Ukrainian Legion Branch #141. Joining in 1948, Gregorash served on the House Committee as well as the Membership Committee and was awarded a Certificate of Merit for his service with the Colour Party 141.

He died at Winnipeg on 3 March 2000.


Winnipeg Free Press, Monday, 6 March 2000, page 29.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 2 December 2008

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017

Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.