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Memorable Manitobans: Nicholas J. Mandziuk (1902-1969)

Lawyer, MP (1957-1958), MP (1958-1962), MP (1962-1963), MP (1963-1965), MP (1966-1968).

Born in Ukraine on 13 December 1902, son of John Mandziuk and Anne Gresko, he attended Provencher High School and the University of Manitoba (LLB). He taught school from 1920 to 1926, became an insurance broker and practiced law at Oakburn. He married Mary Wlasiuk (?-?) on 1 February 1931. He was elected to the House of Commons for Marquette in 1957, re-elected in 1958, 1962, 1963 and 1965. He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1960. He was a member of the Canadian Delegation to NATO Congress (London) in 1959. He died on 7 September 1969.


“Ten Manitobans on honors list,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1960, page 1.

The Canadian Directory of Parliament, 1867-1967, edited by J. K. Johnson, Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa [Library and Archives Canada], 1968.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 September 2020

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