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Memorable Manitobans: Dymtro Yakimischak (1888-1958)

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Dymtro Yakimischak
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Publisher, MLA (1921-1922), MLA (1923-1927).

Born in Ukraine, he came to Manitoba in 1898 and was educated at Manitoba University (BA, LLB). He was director of the Ukrainian Publishing Company Limited, and was elected to the Manitoba Legislature in 1920 as in Independent and re-elected in 1922. He was one of earliest Ukrainians to serve as an MLA.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Orest Yakimischak, son of Dymtro Yakimischak, provided his death year by way of Alan Crossin.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 March 2017

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