Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

Summer Field Trip 2019
MHS
Summer
Field Trip

Fall Field Trip 2019
MHS
Fall
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Nick Shaley [Nick Szalay] (1906-1991)

Community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 9 December 1906, he worked for 35 years as a carman for the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was most noted for his involvement with the Canadian Ukrainian Athletic Club, serving as its co-founder and first president, in 1926. Initially meeting in a converted railway boxcar, it eventually occupied a building in Sinclair Park in Winnipeg. He also served as club treasurer and first honorary life member. In 1976, he reserved a Community Service Award from the City of Winnipeg. He died at Winnipeg on 25 February 1991 and was buried in Holy Family Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 February 1991, page 39.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 July 2010

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.