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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley William Fox (1906-1984)

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Stanley William Fox
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Physician and surgeon, MLA (1937-1940), MLA (1941-1945), MLA (1946-1949).

Born at Balmoral on 22 June 1906, son of Thomas A. Fox and Flora McQuarrie, he was educated at the Balmoral Consolidated School, Stonewall Collegiate Institute, University of Manitoba, and Manitoba Medical College. He was a Captain in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, a member of the Manitoba Medical Association, and Theta Kappa Psi Medical Fraternity. He was President of the Gilbert Plains Board of Trade and Curling Club. He was first elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1936 general election, serving as Leader of the Social Credit Party, and was re-elected in 1941 and 1945. He died on 22 March 1984 and was buried in the Balmoral Victoria Cemetery.


The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1938.

“Under The Golden Boy, Manitoba’s M.L.A.s,” Winnipeg Tribune, 17 March 1943. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9, page 128]

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 July 2018

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