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Memorable Manitobans: Steve Chornick (1912-1991)

Community activist.

Born at Fort William, Ontario on 30 October 1912, he moved to Winnipeg in 1920, and worked at various jobs until his retirement in 1971. During the late 1950s, he served as a member of the Parent-Teacher Association, playing a major role in the organization of school dances and other youth activities. He died at Winnipeg on 5 July 1991. In honor of his community service to North Kildonan, he is commemorated by Chornick Drive and Chornick Park in Winnipeg.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 July 1991, page 21.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 26 June 2022

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