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Memorable Manitobans: Stephen Nicholas Krawchyk (1903-1943)

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Stephen Nicholas Krawchyk
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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 a teacher (1924-1933) and Principal (1933-1941) in the Brooklands School District, 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.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brooklands “Red School” / Krawchyk School (1921 Pacific Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1943.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (Deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

“S. Krawchyk, Legislature Member, dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 January 1943. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9, page 122]

A Short History of Brooklands Elementary Schools including Woodsworth, Cressey, Krawchyk, Butterworth, St. James Assiniboia School Division.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 October 2021

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