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Memorable Manitobans: Isaac Jacob “Ike” Vickar (1923-2015)

Automobile dealer, community activist.

Born at Ratner, Saskatchewan, cousin of Ed Vickar, he worked on the family farm in the pioneering Jewish community of Edenbridge and, in 1946, received a degree in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. In 1952, he opened an automobile dealership at Tisdale, Saskatchewan, later operating a Chrysler dealership in Winnipeg from 1970 to 2006. While living at Tisdale in the 1950s and 1960s, he served on the town council and Board of Education. In Winnipeg, he served on the Board of Seven Oaks Hospital and Shaarey Zedek Synagogue and was the President of the Manitoba Motor Dealers Association and the Canadian Motor Dealers Association. He died at Winnipeg on 6 December 2015.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 December 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 December 2015

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