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Memorable Manitobans: J. Samuel “Sam” Perlman (?-?)

Journalist.

He was Night Sports Editor of the Manitoba Free Press and, in 1928, became Editor and Publisher of the Winnipeg Sports and Turf Digest. He served as President of the Young Men’s Hebrew Association and was active in several civic organizations in Winnipeg. He moved to New York City where he was Editor and Publisher of the Morning Telegraph and Daily Racing Form. In 1960, he was inducted into the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt. He was later appointed Steward of the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission and helped to establish the Manitoba Thoroughbreeders Association.

Uncle of David Aaron Golden.

Sources:

“Travel group to honour former city newsman,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 June 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 31]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 June 2020

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