Memorable Manitobans: Stephen Nicholas Krawchyk (1903-1943)
Educator, MLA (1941-1943).
Born at Garland on 1 January 1903, son of Nicholas Krawchyk and Anna Mylymonka, he was educated at Winnipeg public schools, Winnipeg High School, Central Normal School, Colorado State College, and North Western University. As Principal of the Brooklands School District from 1933 to 1941 (a school renamed in his memory), he became active in community affairs. He was chairman of the finance committee of the Brooklands municipal council. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1941 general election. On 27 June 1941, he married Anne Wasko, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wasko, of Winnipeg. He died at his Winnipeg home on 21 January 1943 after an illness of several weeks. He was commemorated by Krawchyk School in Winnipeg.
The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1943.
Members of the Legislative Assembly (Deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.
A Short History of Brooklands Elementary Schools including Woodsworth, Cressey, Krawchyk, Butterworth, St. James Assiniboia School Division.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 20 October 2017
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