Memorable Manitobans: Walter L. Katelnikoff (1918-1974)
Born in 1918, son of Andrew Katelnikoff (c1884-1979) and Polly Katelnikoff (1887-1977), he received a degree in Architecture from the University of Manitoba. In 1947, in partnership with Ernest John Smith and Dennis H. Carter, he established the firm of Smith, Carter and Katelnikoff. He left the firm in 1958 and practiced with associates until July 1973 when he partnered with Melvin E. Craven. He died in 1974, survived by his wife Marguerita, two sons, and a daughter.
Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:
Advertisement, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 July 1973, page 28.
Obituary [Polly Katelnikoff], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 May 1977, page 59.
Biography, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 27 April 2015
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