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Memorable Manitobans: John Raymond “Jack” Hignell (1930-2015)

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Born at Winnipeg on 28 September 1930, son of Russell and Grace Hignell, he attended Gordon Bell High School, United College (BA), and the University of Manitoba. He was President of Hignell Printing until its sale in 1988. Active in the community, he was President of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce (1981-1982), Rotary Club of Winnipeg West, Probus, and the Canadian Institute of Management. He served for 12 years as Honorary British Consul in Winnipeg and, in 1996, was inducted into the Order of the British Empire. He died at Winnipeg on 11 April 2015.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 April 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 April 2015

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