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Memorable Manitobans: Peter John Palaschuk (1930-1999)

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Chiropractor.

Born at Novo-Rachyn, Ukraine on 29 July 1930, he immigrated to Canada with his family and settled on a farm at Wishart, Saskatchewan. The family later moved to Toronto, Ontario where he was educated, graduating from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1953. He then moved to Winnipeg and established a chiropractic practice, later in partnership with his sons. Together they developed Arctic Aquaforms and the Garson Sportfishing Park. He served as President of the Manitoba Chiropractors Association and Director of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He died at Winnipeg on 4 November 1999.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 November 1999.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 October 2014

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