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Memorable Manitobans: Earl Sheldon Bloomer (1928-2014)

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Athlete, entrepreneur.

Born at Winnipeg on 24 November 1928, he was raised on a farm at Headingley. He played hockey for the New York Rangers for seven years and, in 2003, he was inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame as a former member of the Winnipeg Maroons Hockey Club. Active in diverse businesses, he owned hotels, heavy equipment franchises, and oilfield companies, developed real estate, and promoted rock concerts in the 1960s. He died in British Columbia on 13 October 2014.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 October 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 November 2014

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