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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew George Pawlik (1902-1988)

Community activist.

Born at Zbaraz, Western Ukraine on 1902, from 1941 to 1963, he was employed as accessor at the Department of National Revenue in Winnipeg. Afterwards, from 1963 to 1979, he served as Manager of the Ukrainian Fraternal Society in Winnipeg. Pawlik was also active as an executive member of the Family Bureau, a member of the Canadian Club, the Ethnic Press and other organizations. He was active in the foundation of St. Andrew’s College in Winnipeg and was also a founding member of the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral at 1175 Main Street, and served as its first President for several years. He also served his community as a member of the Ukrainian Professional and Business Men’s Club, and as one of the organizers of the Sunrise Youth Camp at Gimli and as President of the Trident Press. He died at Winnipeg on 17 February 1988.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, Friday, 19 February 1988, page 43.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 17 April 2015

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