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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley Earnest Simonson (1924-2002)


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.


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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