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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

2014

Augustus Meredith Nanton (1860-1925)

Business / Public Affairs

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:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 September 2014

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