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Memorable Manitobans: Donald Seel (1924-2001)

Municipal official.

Born at Lipton, Saskatchewan in 1924, he moved to Winnipeg in 1944 where he worked for Massey Harris and Mack Truck. He later became a partner and General Sales Manager with White Truck Sales until retirement in 1989. He served two terms on the Fort Garry municipal council where he chaired the Police and Safety Committee. In recognition for his municipal service, Seel Avenue was named for him. He was a member of the Masons and Khartum Shriners. He died at Winnipeg on 18 May 2001.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 2001.

We thank Joanne Seel for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 February 2022

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