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Memorable Manitobans: Aubrey Jay Halter (1918-2008)

Lawyer, entrepreneur.

Born at Winnipeg on 10 July 1918, son of Maurice Halter and Rhoda Lechtzier (1893-1973), brother of Syd Halter, he studied law at the University of Manitoba, graduating with honours in 1944. He worked as a real estate developer and entrepreneur, responsible for construction of the Halter Building on Graham Avenue. He served on the board of Winnipeg’s Little Theatre, assisting in its merger with Theatre 77 to form the Manitoba Theatre Centre in 1957. On 18 January 1963, he married Nola Peverette Brown (?-1998), daughter of aviation pioneer Francis Roy Brown. They had three children. He died on 21 October 2008.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Halter Building / Women's Health Clinic (419 Graham Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Halter Park (Winnipeg)


The Halters of Winnipeg by Christian Cassidy, West End Dumplings.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 October 2017

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