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Memorable Manitobans: Neiman J. Weidman (1885-1960)

Wholesale grocer.

Born at Winnipeg on 10 March 1885, son of Hiram Weidman and Fanny Dacin, he joined his father and uncle Mordecai Weidman in the wholesale grocery business of Weidman Brothers. He eventually became its President. He was active in community organizations and philanthropy, being first President of the Jewish Welfare Fund, and a President of the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, B’nai B’rith Lodge, and Talmud Torah. He was also active in the YMHA. He died at Winnipeg on 12 July 1960.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Wholesale head, N. J. Weidman, 75”, Winnipeg Tribune, 13 July 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 43]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2011

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