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Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
Lieutenant
Governor's
History
Award

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Donald James Alexander (1932-2009)

Educator, municipal official, community activist.

He was a teacher and Principal of Miami Collegiate. Active in his community, he was the Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Thompson (1980-1989), a member of the Deerwood Soil and Water Association, Chair and Vice-Chair of the Pembina Valley Conservation District (1989-2009), and Chair of the Manitoba Conservation Districts Association (1993-2001). He also served on the Boards of the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation, International Coalition for Land and Water Stewardship in the Red River Valley, Lower Red River Water Commission, Agricultural Institute of Canada, Manitoba Institute of Agrologists, and Miami Agricultural Society. He died at his home in Miami on 20 January 2009. He is commemorated by Alexander Ridge Park near Miami.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Alexander Ridge Park (RM of Thompson)

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 January 2009.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 February 2014

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