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Manitoba Organization: Winnipeg Burns Club

The first meeting of the Robert Burns Club at Winnipeg occurred in 1907 and the club became federated (that is, affiliated with the Burns Federation) in 1911. It is the oldest such club in Manitoba.

Presidents of the Winnipeg Burns Club

Period

President

1907-?

William Alexander Dunbar (1841-1920)

c1911

Colin Howell Campbell (1859-1914)

?-?

John Young Reid (1872-1945)

?-?

William Anderson Weir (1859-1946)

?-?

A. Jamieson (?-?)

?-?

Arthur Long Dysart (1886-1964)

?-?

Robert Lennox (1888-1968)

?-?

John Colvin (c1876-1947)

?-?

G. J. McBeth (?-?)

?-?

J. M. Brown (?-?)

?-?

R. Logan (?-?)

?-?

C. W. Brock (?-?)

?-?

E. R. McConachie (?-?)

?-?

W. W. Cameron (?-?)

?-?

A. N. Robertson (?-?)

1950

Robert Collier (?-?)

1951

A. C. B. Stewart (?-?)

1952

William Anderson Martin (1893-1962)

1953

Dr. D. S. Woods (?-?)

?-?

T. Wooler (?-?)

?-?

G. Binnie (?-?)

?-?

J. McGowan (?-?)

?-?

J. B. Haddow (?-?)

?-?

A. Phimister (?-?)

?-?

Mrs. W. N. Cameron (?-?)

?-?

W. A. Welsh (?-?)

c1962

J. B. Graham (?-?)

c1965

W. J. L. Watson (?-?)

?-?

W. M. Shaw (?-?)

?-?

W. A. Olson (?-?)

?-?

Mrs. H. Estabrook (?-?)

1970-c1972

Lt-Col. A. Cairns (?-?)

c1972-1974

Alexander Cross (1904-1993)

1974-1978

John D. Barbour (?-?)

1979-1980

Rev. A. R. McIver (?-?)

1981-1982

William James Conway (1919-2008)

1983-1984

Leslie Galbraith Archibald (1926-2011)

1985-1987

Ishbel Turnbull

1988-1989

Jack King

1989-?

James Jack Turnbull (1929-2003)

?-?

Rod J. McRae

?-?

J. J. Jackson (?-?)

?-1999

Myrna McRae

1999-2001

J. Craig Oliphant

2001-2005

Colin T. Harris

2005-2007

Jim Carrigan

2007-2009

Roy A. McLeod

2009-2013

R. Lawrence Cormack (1928-2013)

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robert Burns Statue (Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Winnipeg Burns Club honors Scottish Bard,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 January 1950, page 3.

[Photo caption, Robert Burns Statue], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 1952, page 3.

“Dr. Woods takes over as Burns Club Head,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 January 1953, page 3.

This page was prepared by Colin T. Harris, Gordon Goldsborough, and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 25 January 2016

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