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Memorable Manitobans: John Joseph Janz (1910-1972)


During the Second World War, he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. On 31 July 1943, he married Olive Margaret Stockden of Souris. They had a son, Raymond Janz. He was killed on 24 May 1972 in a traffic accident between the school bus he was driving and a truck.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Janz Monument (Victoria Park, Souris)


“Janz – Stockden,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 September 1943, page 8.

“School bus driver killed,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 May 1972, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 December 2013

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