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Memorable Manitobans: Kenneth Alvin Filkow (c1941-2014)

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Lawyer.

He worked in Winnipeg as a lawyer and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel. He was the proprietor of Klondike Sterling Glove, a business started by his parents. He was a long-serving Chair of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission and was active in local political campaigns. He died on 27 October 2014.

Sources:

“Nine lawyers in province appointed QC,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1979, page 4.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 January 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2019

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