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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Benjamin Gladstone (1904-1990)

Social activist, journalist.

Born in Panevezys, Lithuania, he came to Brandon in 1908 and moved to Winnipeg after high school. He worked for years for the One Big Union and was associate editor of The Commonwealth, a CCF publication. He was a pioneer in the health food industry, and he edited Healthful Living Digest from 1955 to 1975.

He retired to British Columbia in 1975 but died in Winnipeg.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 9 March 2008

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