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Memorable Manitobans: Richard Alan “Dick” Wankling (1926-2004)

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Richard Alan “Dick” Wankling
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Municipal official.

He served as Mayor of Fort Garry from 1960 to 1971, and a President of the Manitoba Association of Urban Municipalities from 1966 to 1967. In the 1969 provincial general election, he was a Liberal candidate for the Fort Garry constituency, being defeated by Bud Sherman. He wa a committee member of the Manitoba Centennial Corporation. He died at sea near Naples, Italy on 4 September 2004.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 September 2004.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 June 2019

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