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Memorable Manitobans: Kenneth Alvin Filkow (c1941-2014)

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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.


“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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