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Memorable Manitobans: Philip “Phil” Kives (1929-2016)

Businessman.

Born on a farm near Oungre, Saskatchewan on 12 February 1929, son of Jewish immigrants Lily and Kiva Kives, he moved to Winnipeg in 1957 where he worked in a series of jobs, including door-to-door sales. After a short stint in Atlantic City, he returned to Winnipeg in the spring of 1962 where he founded the company that became K-Tel International in the late 1960s. It became famous for its televised advertising for a range of consumer products and music, operating in 34 countries. He owned racehorses and raced them at Assiniboia Downs. He died at Winnipeg on 27 April 2016.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 May 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 May 2016

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