Memorable Manitobans: Ted “Dutch” Holland (1937-2021)
Public relations officer, sports journalist.
Born at Winnipeg on 18 September 1937, son of Thomas Edward Holland (1901-1981) and Kathleen Ann Pyne (1903-1996), he was educated at Queenston School, Robert H. Smith School, and Kelvin High School, graduating from the latter in 1954. After high school, he worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway and spent a year at the Banff Springs Hotel. He later received a Bachelor of Journalism degree from North Dakota State University and a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Iowa. He returned to Winnipeg and work in public relations at CP Air and the Royal Bank. After retiring from the bank, he became a sports journalist. In collaboration with Kent Morgan, he wrote the “Toast & Coffee” column for the Winnipeg Sun (1997-?) and “Out and About” in the Winnipeg Free Press weeklies. He married Roberta Joy McIntosh (1941-2020) and they had a daughter and a son before separating. He died at Winnipeg on 22 July 2021.
Obituary [Thomas Edward Holland], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 November 1981, page 57.
Obituary [Roberta Joy Holland], Winnipeg Free Press, 4 April 2020.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 July 2021.
“Just one of the boys,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 September 2021.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 4 September 2021