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Memorable Manitobans: Dwight Rupert Johnston (1923-2017)

Architect.

Born on 18 September 1923, son of A. R. Johnston, he received a degree in Architecture from the University of Manitoba in 1947. He practiced as an architect, designing buildings around Winnipeg. On 7 October 1950, he married Shirley Blanch Carter (1929-1994) at the St. James United Church and they had three children. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and Rotary Club. He moved to Sooke, British Columbia in 1984 and died there on 1 January 2017.

Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Kirkfield Park United Church

472 Kirkfield Street, Winnipeg

1963

 

See also:

Dwight Rupert Johnston, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

Sources:

“Johnston-Carter bridal vows said,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 October 1950, page 13.

Obituary [Shirley Blanche Johnston], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 August 1994, page 41.

Obituary, Sooke News Mirror, 1 January 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 May 2022

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