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Memorable Manitobans: John Du Bick (1852-1944)

Pioneer, community Activist.

Born in Ukraine in 1852, he came to Canada in 1905, settling at Hazelridge, Manitoba where he lived until 1925, going to Winnipeg for retirement. Du Bick was the oldest member of St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral and an honorary member of the Ukrainian Fraternal Society of Canada and the Ukrainian Benevolent Brotherhood of St. Andrew and was well-known throughout Manitoba in Ukrainian circles. He died at Winnipeg on 17 August 1944.


This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

The Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 17 August 1944, page 5.

Page revised: 11 October 2008

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