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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Fred Theodore Klym (1907-1988)

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Fred Theodore Klym
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Farmer, educator, MLA (1959-1962), MLA (1963-1966), MLA (1966-1969).

Born at Brokenhead on 28 September 1907, son of Fred Klym and Mary Molinski, he was educated at Ladywood School, University of Manitoba, and Manitou Normal School. He taught school for 26 years, including at Mountain Road School (?-?), Melrose School (?-?), Brookside School (1941-1946), Libau West School (1947-1951), and Green Oak School (?-?). He was a member of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society. He was first elected as a Progressive Conservative to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1959 general election, re-elected in 1962 and 1966. He was defeated by Sam Uskiw in the 1969 general election. He died on 25 November 1988 and was buried in the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in Beausejour.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1960.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 November 1988, page 40.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 October 2018

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