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Memorable Manitobans: George Robert Tatlock (1914-2006)

Adventurer, businessman, tour guide, community activist.

Born on 4 January 1914, the eldest of three children, he lived his entire life in North Kildonan and East Kildonan. He served as President of the Angus McKay Home and School Association, President of the East Kildonan Scholarship Foundation, President of the Kildonan Ski Club, Master of the Kildonan Masonic Lodge, and District Governor of Toastmasters International. He was also active in the Winnipeg Jaycees (Junior Chamber of Commerce) and attended many of their World Conferences. He was an adventurous traveler, having visited Machu Picchu, the Nile River, Timbuktu, and the mythical Lost Garden of Eden. For more than 20 years he wrote the column “Tatlock’s Travels” that appeared in the Elmwood Herald and Seniors Today papers. He died on 9 October 2006.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 October 2006.

This page was prepared by Paul Armstrong.

Page revised: 7 February 2010

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