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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

2016

Daniel J. McIntyre (1852-1946)

2015

Dr. Allan Ronald

2014

Augustus Meredith Nanton (1860-1925)

2013

Ronald A. “Sam” Fabro

2010

Terrance Stanley “Terry” Fox (1958-1981)

2009

Sol Kanee (1909-2007)

2008

William H. “Bill” Loewen

2007

Robert Megill “Bob” Chipman (1926-2013)

2006

Henry G. Friesen

James Henry Ashdown (1844-1924)

2005

Gabrielle Roy (1909-1983)

Edward Lancaster Drewry (1851-1940)

2004

John Carl Ridd (1929-2003)

Lionel Lemoine Fitzgerald (1890-1956)

2003

Arnold Naimark

Ella Cora Hind (1861-1942)

2002

Donald Ian MacDonald (1913-2001)

John Wesley Dafoe (1866-1944)

2001

Carol Ann Shields (1935-2003)

William Gomez Fonseca (1823-1905)

2000

Naranjan S. Dhalla

1999

Israel Asper (1932-2003)

1998

Nellie McClung (1873-1951)

1997

Sister Geraldine MacNamara (1938-1984)

1996

Sybil Francis Shack (1911-2004)

1995

William “Bill” Norrie (1929-2012)

1994

George Johnson (1920-1995)

Vince Leah (1913-1993)

1993

Isabel George Hutcheson Auld (?-2016)

John Steven Hirsch (1930-1989)

1992

Dufferin Roblin (1917-2010)

Ben Hatskin (1917-1990)

1991

Arnold Theodore Spohr (1923-2010)

Mary Johnson (1922-1990)

1990

Paul Henric Thorbjorn Thorlakson (1895-1989)

Leo Mol (1915-2009)

1989

George Campbell MacLean (1921-2008)

1988

Bruce Chown (1893-1986)

William John Antliff Bulman

1987

Samuel Freedman (1908-1993)

1986

Steve Juba (1914-1993)

See also:

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

Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame

Sources:

“Builder, patriot relished role,” Winnipeg Free Press, 11 September 2014, page B9.

Daniel McIntyre inducted into Hall of Fame,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 September 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 September 2016

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