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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Clement George Minaker (1937-2012)

Engineer, MLA (1973-1977), MLA (1977-1981), MP (1984-1988).

Born at Morris on 17 September 1937, son of George David Lazier Minaker and Sarah Elizabeth Muirhead (1900-1980), he grew up in Winnipeg and attended the University of Manitoba then worked as an electrical engineer. In 1966, he was elected as an alderman for St. James and was re-elected for St. James-Assiniboia in 1968 and Winnipeg in 1971. He was elected as a Progressive Conservative for St. James in the 1973 and 1977 provincial general elections and served as Minister of Community Services and Corrections in the government of Sterling Lyon. Defeated in the 1981 general election, he was elected to the Winnipeg St. James constituency in the 1984 federal general election. Defeated in the 1988 general election, he worked for the National Transportation Agency at Ottawa. He died at Ottawa on 30 April 2012.

Sources:

Obituary [George David Lazier Minaker], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 September 1982, page 49.

Obituary, Ottawa Citizen, 2 May 2012.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 April 2019

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