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Manitoba Organization: Manitoba Good Roads Association

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Presidents | Honourary Life Members | Sources

The association was established in 1909 to promote the development of a good road network throughout Manitoba.

Presidents of the Manitoba Good Roads Association:

Year

President

1909-1928

Samuel Robert Henderson (1863-1928)

1928-1929

John Haddow (1855-1932)

1929-1932

Richard Deans Waugh (1868-1938)

1932-1938

Washington Hector French (1873-1956)

1938-1953

Percy Beachell (1874-1969)

1953-1955

John Holmes Cathcart (1892-1959)

1955-1957

Henry Gratton “Gin” Langrell (1893-1979)

1957-1959

Henry Southwood “Harry” Paul (1890-1969)

1959-1961

Max Dubas (c1908-1980)

1961-1963

Edwin Henry “Harry” Armstrong (1889-1964)

1963-?

John Potoski (1903-1983)

1966-1967

David Francis “Mac” Rose (1894-1979)

1967-1970

Zephirin “Zeph” Audet (1909-1987)

1970-?

Kenneth David Rapley (1911-2002)

1971-1974

Wilfrid Dickson Heapy (1901-1980)

1974-1976

Gordon Scott

1976-1978

Martin Vertz (1904-1984)

1978-1980

Michael S. Antonation

1980-1981

J. S. Sigurdson

1981-1983

Albert St. Hilaire

1983-1986

Maxwell James “Mac” Edgar (1913-1990)

1986-1987

?

1987-1988

William “Bill” Kozyra

1988

Kenneth John Burgess (1928-2005)

1988-1991

?

1991

Alan Beachell (1924-2015)

1992

John “Jack” Nicol (1935-2015)

1992-1995

?

1995-1996

Kenneth Donald Carels (1938-2005)

1996-1998

Jim Knight

1998-1999

Edward “Ed” Peltz (1931-2016)

1999-2002

Phil Rebeck

2002-2003

Ken Thomas

2003-2004

Brian Nedohin

2004-2005

John Holland

2005-2006

Darlene Fisette

2006-2009

Lawrence Morris

2009-2017

Jacques Trudeau

Honourary Life Members:

Life Member

Year

Klaas R. “K.R.” Barkman (1893-1979)

1967

H. S. Cameron

1957

William Reid Clubb (1884-1962)

1957

Walter J. Kane

1957

Dr. C. S. Landon

1957

John Potoski (1903-1983)

?

Kenneth David Rapley (1911-2002)

1984

See also:

A. C. Emmett and the Development of Good Roads in Manitoba by Karen Nicholson
Manitoba History, Number 27, Spring 1994

Sources:

“Good Roads names 1957 award winners,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 November 1957, page 29.

We thank Terra Van Deynze (Manitoba Good Roads Association), Nathan Kramer, and Brian Nedohin for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 November 2016

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