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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Joseph “Joe” Williams (1918-?)

MLA (1958-1959).

Born at Brandon on 28 January 1918, son of Annie Katherine Jensen, he was raised at Fort William [now Thunder Bay], Ontario. During the Second World War, he served in the Canadian Army with the 4th Canadian Field Ambulance. Elected to the short-lived Duff Roblin government of 1958, representing the Churchill constituency, he did not seek re-election the following year. He was later President of the Churchill Chamber of Commerce and Director of Industrial Development in the North West Territories. After retirement in 1983, he moved to Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 April 2018

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