Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years


Memorable Manitobans: Roy Joseph Fijal (1925-2006)

Artist.

Born at Winnipeg on 22 November 1925, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy at the age of 17 and served in the North Atlantic. Following his military discharge, he began a career in graphic arts and advertising, working at Brigdens for a time, and retiring in 1983 as advertising supervisor at MTS. He taught classes in watercolours and photo-realistic portraiture for over 50 years. He died at Winnipeg on 13 December 2006.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 December 2006.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 April 2013

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.