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Memorable Manitobans: Warren J. Steen (1940-2009)

Municipal official, MLA (1975-1977), MLA (1977-1981), MLA (1982-1986).

Brother of Robert Steen, he served on the Winnipeg City Council from 1970 to 1971 then, after the formation of Unicity in 1971, served on the unified council from 1971 to 1975. Elected to the provincial legislature at a June 1975 by-election, he was re-elected in 1977 and 1981, being defeated in 1986 by Sharon Carstairs. He later worked as an underwriter with Equitable Life of Canada. In 1977, he received a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal. Steen died in Winnipeg on 19 August 2009.

Sources:

“Former councillor dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 2009.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 August 2019

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