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Memorable Manitobans: John Donald Steel (?-2010)

Civil servant, municipal official.

He served as parks superintendent for the City of St. James, prior to its merger into Winnipeg. He later served on the Winnipeg city council, from 1986 to 1989. He died of cancer at Winnipeg on 10 March 2010. He is commemorated by John Steel Park in Winnipeg.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 March 2010.

“Late councillors honoured with renamed city parks,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 April 2010, page B3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2016

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