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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Walter Weir Monument (Main Street South, Minnedosa)

This monument in Minnedosa commemorates politician Walter C. Weir, who came to Minnedosa in 1953 and served as a councillor and Deputy Mayor, Charter President of the Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce, and Charter President of the Minnedosa Kinsmen Club. In 1959, he was elected to the Manitoba Legislature where he was Minister of Municipal Affairs, Highways, and Public Works. He was Premier of Manitoba from 1967 to 1969.

Walter Weir commemorative monument

Walter Weir commemorative monument (August 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.24608, W99.83857
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 April 2022

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