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Memorable Manitobans: Michael M. “Mickey” Sawchuk (1911-1969)

Educator, MLA (1946-1949), salesman.

Born near Fork River in 1911, he was educated at Winnipegosis and Fork River, and graduated from the Dauphin Normal School in 1933. He was active in rural youth training, Red Cross work, and the Manitoba Teachers’ Society. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1945 general election, representing the Ethelbert constituency, and served a single term. He moved to Dauphin in 1950 where he worked in automobile sales. He died there on 11 September 1969.


The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1947.

“Ex-MLA dies at 58,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 1969, page 33.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 August 2020

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