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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert “Herb” Schulz (1926-2014)

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Community activist, author.

Born on 12 July 1926, son of Jacob Schulz and Emilie Kelm, he worked as a farmer, political activist, general contractor, teacher, salesman, and business owner. From 1971 to 1977, he was a Special Assistant to Premier Ed Schreyer and he later wrote about his political experiences in a 2005 memoir, A View From the Ledge, for which he received a Margaret McWilliams Award. He also wrote Betrayal: Agricultural Politics in the Fifties (2004). He died at Winnipeg on 7 October 2014.

See also:

Book Review: Herb Schulz, A View From the Ledge: An Insider’s Look at the Schreyer Years by Paul G. Thomas
Manitoba History, Number 53, October 2006


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 October 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper and Ed Arndt for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 August 2016

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