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Memorable Manitobans: William Lucko (1911-1998)

Click to enlargeGeneral merchant, farmer, MLA (1950-1953), MLA (1954-1957), MLA (1958-1959).

Born at Hazelglen, Manitoba on 11 January 1911, son of Nick Lucko and Pearl Mozel, he was educated at Hazelglen. There he farmed and operated a general store and post office for 24 years.

On 9 October 1938, he married Anne Nimchuk, daughter of Stephen Nimchuk, of Hazelglen. They had two children: Ernest and Diane. He served as School Secretary of Hazelglen for 20 years. He was first elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1949 general election, serving until 1959. He retired to Transcona in 1969.

He died at Winnipeg on 5 October 1998 and was buried in Transcona Cemetery.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1951.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 October 1998, page 62.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 December 2010

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