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Memorable Manitobans: Anthony Paul Buchner (1950-2018)


Born at Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England on 26 September 1950, son of Josef Buchner and Muriel Savill, he received a BA degree from the University of Winnipeg, MA degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and PhD in Archaeology from the University of Calgary. He worked at the University of Winnipeg and the Historic Resources Branch, studying the pre-contact life of Indigenous peoples on the prairies. He was later a Project Officer for the Manitoba Geographic Names Program and assisted in the preparation of two books, Geographical Names of Manitoba (2000) and A Place of Honour: Manitoba's War Dead Commemorated in its Geography (2005). He died at Winnipeg on 2 June 2018.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Glacial Lake Agassiz
Manitoba History, Number 19, Spring 1990


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 June 2018.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2021

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