Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 139 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop


Manitoba
History

No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Stanley William Fox (1906-1984)

Click to enlarge

Stanley William Fox
Click to enlarge

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.

Sources:

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.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 July 2018

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 and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

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

© 1998-2018 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.