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Memorable Manitobans: Garth Ross Taylor (1922-2002)

Journalist.

Born at Oak Lake in 1922, son of George F. Taylor, he was raised on the family farm. He received a BA degree from Brandon College then began a career in journalism as a reporter at Kingston, Ontario. He returned to Manitoba to joined the staff of the Winnipeg Free Press, working as a reporter and later as News Editor. Moving to CBC Manitoba, he was a reporter, producer, and director for such programs as Country Canada, Points West, and Country Calendar. He was a member of The Nor'Westers (1988). He died at Winnipeg on 11 December 2002.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 December 2002.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2021

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