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Memorable Manitobans: Ronald William Fewchuk (1941-2017)

Businessman, municipal official, MP (1994-1997).

Born at Selkirk on 28 October 1941, son of William Fewchuk and Mildred Clarke, he was raised at Lockport where he worked at an appliance business before co-owning and operating several businesses. He served as a councillor and Reeve of the RM of St. Clements (1987-1989). Elected in the 1993 federal general election, he served a single term for the Selkirk Red River constituency, after which he was Chief Executive Officer of Manitoba Fisheries. He was forced to retire by ill health. He died on 13 September 2017 and was buried in the St. Andrews-on-the-Red Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 September 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 November 2017

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