This monument on Main Street South in Minnedosa commemorates politician Walter Cox-Smith 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 (August 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough
Walter Weir commemorative monument (August 2023)
Source: Glen Toews
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.24611, W99.83889
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)
We thank Glen Toews for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 8 October 2023
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