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Memorable Manitobans: Ralph Olaf Hedlin (1920-2008)

Journalist.

Born at Renown, Saskatchewan on 28 February 1920, he received a BSc degree in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan in 1947 and an MSc in Economics in 1948 from the University of Saskatchewan. He came to Manitoba in 1948 as Associate Editor of the Country Guide and worked in that position from 1948 to 1955. He was an editorial writer with the Winnipeg Free Press from 1955 to 1957 and worked as a full time freelance writer since that time. He has written numerous articles on the outdoors, politics and agriculture and he does some fiction writing. He died at Calgary, Alberta on 18 November 2008.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Edmund A. Partidge
MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1958-59 Season

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Harvey House (112 West Gate, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 November 2008.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2021

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