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Memorable Manitobans: Gerald Kenneth “Jerry” Johnson (c1929-2001)

Educator, artist.

He was best known as a commercial artist and high school art teacher (Tec-Voc and R. B. Russell in Winnipeg). His recognizable commercial designs include logos for A&W and Co-Op. He illustrated three childrens books (The Huldufolk, The Huldufolk - Forever Friends, and A Magical Story of the Gimli Trolls). He died in April 2001 and was buried in the Gimli Community Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 April 2001.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2016

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