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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

Sources:

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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