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Memorable Manitobans: Stewart Eric Lindgren (1920-1994)

Architect.

Born at Winnipeg on 11 March 1920, son of Harry Lindgren and Elizabeth Georgina Turnbull, during the Second World War, he served with the Seaforth Regiment in England. Following his military discharge, he attended the University of Manitoba and received a degree in Architecture in 1951. He practiced as a member of the firm Pratt, Lundgren, Snider, Tomcej and Associates until retirement in 1978. He served as President of the Manitoba Association of Architects (1962) and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (1967). He and wife Helen Oly York had one son. He was a member of the Shriners and St. Boniface Kiwanis Club (President, 1961). He died at Abbotsford, British Columbia on 18 January 1994.

Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Hedges Junior High School

369 Fairlane Avenue, Winnipeg

1968-1969

 

Sources:

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 January 1994, page 58.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2020

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