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Manitoba Organization: Winnipeg Real Estate Board / WinnipegREALTORS Association / Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board

Incorporated in March 1903 as the Winnipeg Real Estate Exchange, later renamed the Winnipeg Real Estate Board, the organization was known as the WinnipegREALTORS® Association from January 2007 to January 2021 before becoming the Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board. It sponsors an annual presentation of the Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame.

Founders

George Montegu Black (1875-1959)

George Frederick Carruthers (1846-1918)

William John Christie (1858-1942)

Henry Samuel Crotty (1843-1923)

Charles Henry Enderton (1861-1920)

William Bevans Fairbank (?-?)

Mark Fortune (1847-1912)

William Hicks Gardner (1875-1951)

James Brown Pepler (1861-1919)

John Hugo Ross (1875-1912)

James Scott (1845-1928)

Arthur Stewart (?-?)

Presidents

Period

President

1903-1905

James Scott (1845-1928)

1905-1906

William Grassie (1872-1935)

1906-1907

Mark Fortune (1847-1912)

1907-1908

John Hugo Ross (1875-1912)

1908-1909

?

1909-1910

George Montegu Black (1875-1959)

1910-1912

Clarence Day Shepard (1872-1949)

1912-1913

Albert H. Oakes (1869-?)

1913-1914

Thomas Henry Crotty (1867-?)

1914-1915

Frederick Henry Stewart (1872-?)

1915-1930

?

1930-1931

Herbert Philip Crabb (1889-1966)

?

Alexander Telford Liddle (1876-1956)

?

Rupert Roderick Fultz (1915-1988)

?

Gordon Russell MacKenzie (1928-2013)

?

Stanley Henry “Bus” Muton (1899-1971)

?

Harold Dueck (1929-2003)

1980s

Brian Collie (c1948-2015)

2008-2009

Darlene Ruth Clare (1952-2014)

?

Sinclair Lewis (1911-2003)

?

Charles Edward Simonite (1879-1973)

?

John Terrance “Terry” Barber (1933-2018)

2020

Catherine Schellenberg

2021

Kourosh Doustshenas

Sources:

“The Winnipeg Real Estate Excange, List of Members and their Firm Connections,” Manitoba Free Press, 24 July 1903, page 13.

“Real estate men review the year,” Manitoba Free Press, 25 April 1907, page 15.

“Real estate men in forward move,” Manitoba Free Press, 2 June 1910, page 14.

“Retiring president gives optimistic address at annual meeting,” Manitoba Free Press, 5 April 1913, page 11.

“Predict good year for land sales,” Manitoba Free Press, 9 April 1914, page 20.

Obituary [Darlene Ruth Clare], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 2014.

Obituary [John Terrance Barber], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 August 2018.

New name for local real estate organization,” Canstar News, 3 February 2021.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 February 2021

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