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Manitoba Organization: St. David’s Society of Winnipeg

The St. David’s Society of Winnipeg, founded in 1892, celebrates and promotes interest in the history, language, culture and heritage of Wales. Membership is open to anyone who wishes to join. The Society is non-political and non-sectarian.

Presidents of the St. David’s Society of Winnipeg

Period

President

1892

Rev. D. H. Jacobs (1851-1943)

1900

Hector Mansfield Howell (1842-1918)

1902

John J. Roberts

1908

Dr. G. Osborne Hughes (1870-1919)

1912

Luther W. Thomas (1864-1943)

1915

Griff Jones

1918

Dr. G. Osborne Hughes (1870-1919)

1919-1920

Tom Thomas

?

Edward T. Mends (1869-1926)

1921

John Henry Roberts (1867-1926)

1922-1923

Edmund Thomas Mends (1867-1926)

1924

J. H. Roberts

1926-1927

Joseph Farr

1930

D. L. Thomas

1931

Joseph Farr

1934-1935

Rupert Cambourne Reece (1894-1951)

1936

Cecil Rice-Jones (1881-1972)

1937

H. G. Wyatt

1938

Esten Kenneth Williams (1889-1970)

1940

James Jenkins

1941

Tom Williams

1942

Esten Kenneth Williams (1889-1970)

1943

Rev. J. G. Stephens

1945

Benjamin E. Lewis

1949

Benjamin E. Lewis

1950

D. C. Thomas

1951

Ieuan C. Edwards

1954

Ieuan C. Edwards

1955

R. O. Evans

1960

David John Williams (1904-1976)

1963

Harry Jones

1969

Ellis Hughes

1971

V. H. Rees

1973

Mrs. Wyn Challenger

1974-1993

?

1994-1997

Viv Rees

1997-2000

Keith Davies Jones

2000-2003

Viv Rees

2003-2006

Carol Sharpe

2006-2009

Keith Davies Jones

2009-2011

Thomas Elwyn Jones

2011-present

Viv Rees

Sources:

This page was prepared by Keith Davies Jones and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 April 2013

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