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Memorable Manitobans: D. Bruce Shaw (c1903-1988)

Businessman.

President of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada and Manager of the A. E. Ames and Company in Winnipeg, he rose to the position of Senior Vice-President of the latter firm at Toronto. During the Second World War, he headed Victory Bond drives and later was a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital in Winnipeg. In 1951 he represented Manitoba on a Royal Commission investigating Red River flood damage. He was active in the Canadian Red Cross and served as its President in 1963-1964. He was a member of the St. Charles Country Club and Manitoba Club. He died at his home in Toronto, Ontario on 5 April 1988.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 April 1988, page 43.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 July 2010

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