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Memorable Manitobans: Charles McKelvie (1916-2013)


Born at Winnipeg on 15 April 1916, son of John D. McKelvie, he became employed with the firm of James Richardson and Son in 1934 and remained with it for 47 years, including a seven-year stint in New York City. During the Second World War, he served as a radar technician in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was President of the St. Andrew’s Society (1958-1959), and was a member of the Niakwa Country Club, St. Charles Country Club, and Manitoba Club. He served on the council for the Rural Municipality of Victoria Beach. He died at Winnipeg on 17 September 2013.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 September 2013.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2018

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