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Memorable Manitobans: Grattan O’Leary (1888-1976)

Journalist, politician.

He joined the Ottawa Journal as a reporter in 1911, becoming its President in 1957 and Editor Emeritus in 1966. He was a member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery from 1911 to 1925, and chairman of the Royal Commission on Publications in 1960-61. He was appointed to the Senate in 1962, and served as Rector of Queen's University in 1967-68. He was a personal friend and political associate of the Right Honourable Arthur Meighen for almost fifty years. [1972]

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Arthur Meighen
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 27, 1970-71 Season

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 March 2012

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