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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.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 April 2001.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2016

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