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Memorable Manitobans: Donald William Kydon (1934-2003)

Educator.

Born at Paterson, New Jersey on 2 June 1934, he attended Johns Hopkins University (BSc), McMaster University (PhD), and Oxford University (Postdoctoral Fellow). He came to Winnipeg where he became a Professor of Physics at the University of Winnipeg. He also served as a member of the Science Council of Canada (1981-1984), was Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Winnipeg (1981-1984), and received an award for teaching excellence. He died at Winnipeg on 9 March 2003.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 March 2003.

“They will never be forgotten,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, pages A6-7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 October 2016

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