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Memorable Manitobans: Kenneth Hallgrimur “Ken” Hallson (1923-2006)

Engineer.

Born at Winnipeg on 28 July 1923, son of Paul Hallson (c1897-1973) and Mary Emily Buason (c1902-1987), he attended Daniel Mcintyre Collegiate and the University of Manitoba, graduating from the latter in 1945 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. After a brief stint in the Canadian Army near the end of the Second World War, he joined Winnipeg Hydro and rose to become General Manager (1978-1988). He died at Winnipeg on 18 December 2006.

Sources:

Obituary [Paul Hallson], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 November 1973, page 14.

Obituary [Mary Emily Hallson], Winnipeg Free Press, 4 June 1987, page 52.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 December 2006.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 November 2017

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