Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 138 years

 


MHS
Events


Fall
Field Trip:
Ukrainian
Settlement


Manitoba
History

No. 84


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


War
Memorials
in Manitoba


Digitized
Local History
Books


Memorable
Manitobans


Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: John Loewen (1930-2015)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born in the Twin Creek district on 7 March 1930, son of Isaac and Elisabeth Loewen, the family moved to a farm near Blumenort when he was 9 years old. He farmed until retirement at age 72. He served as a councilor and Reeve (1980-1986) for the Rural Municipality of Hanover and was a board member (1981-1989) and Chairman (1986-1989) for the Steinbach Bethesda Hospital. He served 27 years on the Manitoba Sugar Beet Association and ten years as Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Sugar Beet Growers Association. He was also involved with the Manitoba Hog Marketing Board, Ste. Anne Co-op Oil, and Manitoba Mediation Board. He died at Winnipeg on 13 August 2015.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 August 2015

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 August 2015

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2017 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.