Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years


Memorable Manitobans: Harvey Smith (1936-2017)

Educator, city councilor, MLA (1986-1988).

Born at Winnipeg on 6 November 1936, he grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. He received a BA degree in Economics and History from the University of British Columbia and a BEd degree from Simon Fraser University then taught school at Birtle and was the librarian at the Technical Vocational School in Winnipeg. He served on the city council from 1980 to 1986. In the 1986 provincial general election, he was elected to the Winnipeg riding of Ellice and served a single term, being defeated in the 1988 general election. He returned to municipal politics in 1998 to represent the Daniel McIntyre ward on the Winnipeg city council. He served until losing in the 2014 municipal election. He died at Winnipeg on 12 March 2017.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 June 2019

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. We acknowledge that the collection contains both reputable and disreputable people. All are worth remembering as a lesson to future generations.

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


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

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Firsts | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

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

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.