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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Paul Snowden Quinton (1926-2013)

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Paul Quinton
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Businessman, community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 20 April 1926, son of Sidney Quinton and Ellen Snowden, he was educated at Windsor School, St. John’s College School, United College, and the University of Manitoba. Following service in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War, he returned to the family business Quinton’s Cleaners and Launderers where he served as President until his retirement in 1987.

He served as Commodore of the Winnipeg Canoe Club (1954) and was a member of the board for the Winnipeg Kiwanis Club and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football Club. He served with the Bomber board for 15 years, being its President in 1970 and 1971. He was inducted into the Blue Bombers Hall of Fame in 1993.

He died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 13 August 2013.

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Quintex Services Limited

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 August 2013.

We thank Frances Kasper and John Quinton for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 November 2014

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