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Memorable Manitobans: Donald Edward Perry (1936-2004)

Click to enlargeElectrician, municipal official.

Born at Windsor, Ontario on 31 August 1936, son of Horace and May Perry, he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and served overseas in Germany and France. Upon his return to Canada he worked for 28 years as an electrician for the Canadian National Railway, based in Winnipeg. He served for nine years as a Councillor for the City of Winnipeg and, from 1974 to 1975, he was the President of the Manitoba Association of Urban Municipalities. He died at Winnipeg on 24 June 2004, after a brief battle with cancer.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 June 2004.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 April 2009

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