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Memorable Manitobans: John Rozko (1848-1941)

Pioneer.

Born at Zivinacz, Austria-Hungary in 1848, he came to Pine Ridge, Manitoba in 1897, residing there on his homestead until eight years before his death, when he moved to Winnipeg. Rozko was active in community and church affairs for many years, and enjoyed good health almost until the time of his death. Rozko suffered stone blindenss fifteen years before his death and eight years before his death an operation restored full vision to one eye. He died in April 1941.

Sources:

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

The Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 24 April 1941, page 5.

Page revised: 11 October 2008

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