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Memorable Manitobans: William Dexter Wade (c1939-2012)

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William Dexter Wade
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Anthropologist, linguist.

Dr. Wade was a Senior Scholar in linguistics at the University of Manitoba. During his thirty-four years as an academic, he published five books and monographs, ten book chapters, twelve journal articles, and numerous abstracts and book reviews. He edited the Canadian Review of Physical Anthropology for four years. Turning to fiction in retirement, he published two short stories. He died on 5 August 2012.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Father Svoboda’s Helicopter
Manitoba History, Number 77, Winter 2015

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 August 2012.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 February 2015

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