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Memorable Manitobans: Daniel Harry Juba (1909-1986)

Municipal official.

Born Daniel Dziuba at Winnipeg on 28 May 1909 and raised in the Brooklands area, he taught at Purple Bank School (1934-1935) then, in the 1940s and 1950s, he worked at Keystone Supply Limited owned by his brother Stephen Juba. In 1941, he married Olga (1919-1994) and they had one daughter, Donna Juba (wife of Edward Yendrys). He served as an alderman of Brooklands in 1952 and became Mayor in a February 1954 by-election. He was returned as Mayor in 1955. He fought for better services and was a strong proponent of amalgamation with the City of Winnipeg. He also worked with the Bluebird Service Club and was a member of the Pioneer Senior Citizens Club and Brooklands Community Club. He died at Winnipeg on 7 September 1986. Juba Street is named for him.

Sources:

“Dan Juba Brooklands’ new mayor,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 February 1954, page 1.

“The end of the year is the end of Brooklands,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1966, page 7.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 September 1986, page 34.

This page was prepared by Christian Cassidy.

Page revised: 18 September 2019

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