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Memorable Manitobans: Clifford Frederick Schmidt (1942-2015)

Accountant, community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 11 December 1942, son of Fred and Lucy Schmidt, he attended Miles Macdonell Collegiate then became a Chartered Accountant. In 1966, he began working for the Investors Group Trust Company and retired 30 years later as Senior Vice-President of Administration. He began curling with the Rossmere Juniors in the 1960s and was a member of the Valour Road Curling Club for about 50 years (President, 1975-1977). He served on the executive of the Manitoba Curling Association (President, 1991-1992) and was Chairman of the Provincial Juniors (1986), Labatt Brier (1998), and Tim Hortons Brier (2008). He was an Honorary Life Member of the Manitoba Curling Association and an inductee to the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame (2002). He died at Winnipeg on 18 December 2015.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 January 2016.

We thank Ted Ash for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 October 2016

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