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Memorable Manitobans: John Mahan “Joe” Venables (1936-1998)


Born at Winnipeg on 6 March 1936, son of John “Jack” Venables (c1901-1987) and Mildred Mahan (c1901-1994), in 1961 he received a degree in Architecture from the University of Manitoba. He practiced as an architect with the firm of Pratt Lindgren and Associates. On 1 August 1959, he married Margaret Rose “Peggy” Irwin at St. Aidans Anglican Church and they subsequently had two children before separating. He died after a lengthy illness on 10 March 1998.

See also:

Manitoba Business: Pratt Lindgren Snider Tomcej and Associates


“Engagements,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 June 1959, page 19.

Obituary [John Venables], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 July 1987, page 21.

Obituary [Mildred Venables], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 October 1994, page 33.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 March 1998, page 40.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 June 2021

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