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Memorable Manitobans: Edward “Ed” Sweeney (1934-2013)

Curator, historian.

Born at Winnipeg on 9 September 1934, he researched and wrote books about Manitoba hockey history for over 40 years. He was a Director of the Manitoba Hockey Foundation and was a former curator of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame. In October 2005, he was inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame for his contributions as a historian. He died at Winnipeg on 6 March 2013 and is commemorated by the Ed Sweeney Memorial Awards.

Sources:

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 March 2013.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 December 2014

Memorable Manitobans

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