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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley Earnest Simonson (1924-2002)

Engineer.

Born in Winnipeg in 1924, he had a long and illustrious career as a senior construction project engineer, starting in carpentry and construction in Winnipeg, and moving on to participating in the development of Northern Canada’s NORAD sites, Montreal EXPO `67 and teaching at Queens University, as well as leading the construction of major hospital developments in BC, Ontario and Alberta.

He died at Brockville, Ontario on 30 January 2002.

Sources:

Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, 9 February 2002, page 51.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 2 December 2008

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