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Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Newman (1912-2002)

Music store owner, music teacher.

Born in the RM of Bifrost on 13 October 1912, son of Ida Koblun, he founded Newman’s Music Store on St. Mary’s Road in Winnipeg where he taught music for 39 years. On 1 June 1935, he married Anne Rachel Tracy (c1915-2001) in St. James. They had no children. He died at Winnipeg on 6 April 2002 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Anne and Sam Newman,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 May 1985, page 31.

Obituary [Anne Rachel Newman], Winnipeg Free Press, 3 November 2001.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 April 2002, page 30.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 January 2017

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