Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years


Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Top 10

Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Percy Raymond Stapley (1926-2014)


Born at Winnipeg in 1926, son of William Albert Stapley and Mable Elsey, he attended Queenston School, Robert H. Smith School, Kelvin High School, United College, and the University of Manitoba. He then established a private law practice in partnership with A. S. Morrison and Thor Guttormsson, then became legal counsel at N. M. Paterson and Sons (Global Foods). He was made a Queen’s Counsel. He served on the boards of the Arthritis Society and Grace Hospital for many years. He enjoyed speed skating, curling, and golf. He died at Winnipeg on 3 June 2014 and was survived by a widow and four children.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 June 2014.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 September 2014

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017

Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.