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Memorable Manitobans: Kenneth Oswald Bicknell (1928-2015)


Born at Meacham, Saskatchewan on 12 May 1928, son of Oswald Karl Bicknell and Mary Madeleine Hogan, the family moved to Brandon when he was an infant. He attended the Brandon Collegiate Institute and Notre Dame College at Wilcox, Saskatchewan. He became a chartered accountant in 1959 and worked at Brandon firms, also teaching accounting at Brandon University. He was made a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (1978). Active in the community, he was President of the Board of Directors for the Brandon General Hospital (1978-1980) and, as a Kinsman, played a key role in development of the Kinsmen Centennial Pool. He died at Brandon on 14 July 2015.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 July 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 October 2020

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