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Memorable Manitobans: Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame was initiated in 1986 by the Winnipeg Real Estate Board (since January 2007, known as the WinnipegREALTORS® Association). Busts of the inductees are displayed in the city’s Assiniboine Park. They are honoured for their achievements in any of the following fields of endeavour:

  • Arts - for endeavours which enhance and support artistic/cultural life and well-being
  • Business - for entrepreneurial activity, including the establishment and successful operation of a business
  • Community Service - for voluntary activities and dedication that benefit the immediate and global community
  • Professional - for pursuit of a specific profession and advancement of that profession
  • Public Affairs - for public service in areas such as social advocacy, environmental protection, international affairs, political action or organized labour

Year

Inductee

Category

2013

Ronald A. “Sam” Fabro

Community Service

2010

Terrance Stanley “Terry” Fox (1958-1981)

Voluntary Service

2009

Sol Kanee (1909-2007)

Community Service

2008

William H. “Bill” Loewen

Business / Community Service

2007

Robert Megill “Bob” Chipman (1926-2013)

Business / Community Service

2006

Henry G. Friesen

Professional

James Henry Ashdown (1844-1924)

Business / Public Affairs

2005

Gabrielle Roy (1909-1983)

Arts

Edward Lancaster Drewry (1851-1940)

Public Affairs / Community Service

2004

John Carl Ridd (1929-2003)

Voluntary Service / Professional / Public Affairs

Lionel Lemoine Fitzgerald (1890-1956)

Arts

2003

Arnold Naimark

Professional / Community Service

Ella Cora Hind (1861-1942)

Professional / Public Affairs

2002

Donald Ian MacDonald (1913-2001)

Voluntary Service / Professional / Public Affairs

John Wesley Dafoe (1866-1944)

Business / Public Affairs

2001

Carol Ann Shields (1935-2003)

Arts / Professional

William Gomez Fonseca (1823-1905)

Business / Public Affairs / Community Service

2000

Naranjan S. Dhalla

Professional / Community Service

1999

Israel Asper (1932-2003)

Business / Community Service

1998

Nellie McClung (1873-1951)

Public Affairs

1997

Sister Geraldine MacNamara (1938-1984)

Professional / Community Service

1996

Sybil Francis Shack (1911-2004)

Professional / Community Service

1995

William “Bill” Norrie (1929-2012)

Public Affairs / Community Service

1994

George Johnson (1920-1995)

Professional / Public Affairs

Vince Leah (1913-1993)

Professional / Community Service

1993

Isabel Auld

Community Service

John Steven Hirsch (1930-1989)

Arts

1992

Dufferin Roblin (1917-2010)

Public Affairs

Ben Hatskin (1917-1990)

Business / Sports

1991

Arnold Theodore Spohr (1923-2010)

Arts

Mary Johnson (1922-1990)

Public Affairs

1990

Paul Henric Thorbjorn Thorlakson (1895-1989)

Professional / Community Service

Leo Mol (1915-2009)

Arts

1989

George Campbell MacLean (1921-2008)

Professional / Community Service

1988

Bruce Chown (1893-1986)

Professional / Community Service

William John Antliff Bulman

Business

1987

Samuel Freedman (1908-1993)

Professional / Community Service

1986

Steve Juba (1914-1993)

Public Affairs

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame (Assiniboine Park)

Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 July 2014

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