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Memorable Manitobans: Ralph Thomas Scurfield (1928-1985)

Real estate developer.

He resided in Manitoba from 1930 to 1952, receiving a degree from the University of Manitoba and teaching at Ralph Brown School (1951-1952). He moved to Alberta where he became one of the founding partners of the Nu-West Group of Companies which specialized in residential real estate development and was for over 25 years its President and Chief Executive Officer. He and his uncle Jack Milburn Scurfield are commemorated by Scurfield Park.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scurfield Park (Scurfield Boulevard, Winnipeg)


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 October 1974, page 31.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 October 2019

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