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Memorable Manitobans: Richard Allan “Dick” Johnson

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Richard Allan Johnson
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Engineer, educator.

He was the first graduate in Engineering Physics from the University of Manitoba and joined the Department of Electrical Engineering in 1955. Having served as Head from 1972 to 1977, he moved to the senior academic administration of the University in 1977. He retired in 1997 as Vice-Provost, and is now a Senior Scholar. He served as President of the Association of Professional Engineer and Geoscientists of Manitoba (1979).

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Broadway Site of the University of Manitoba: Origins and Demise
Manitoba History, Number 51, February 2006

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