Joseph “Joe” Slogan

Dental surgeon, MP (1958-1962), MP (1962-1963), MP (1963-1965).

Born at Windsor, Ontario on 15 February 1931, son of George Slogan (1892-1962) and Teenie Kasianchuk, in his childhood he moved to Manitoba where he attended Selkirk Collegiate and United College (BA degree) before returning to Ontario to attend the University of Toronto (DDS degree). He then established a dental surgical practice at Selkirk. He was President of Slogan Enterprises Limited and invested in real estate, Red River cruise ships (in partnership with his half-brother, Steve Hawchuk), and other businesses.

Defeated as a candidate in the 1953 federal general election, he was elected at a by-election in December 1958, was re-elected in 1962 and 1963, and defeated in 1965. On 23 July 1960, he married Mary Elizabeth Hrynchyshyn (1936-1994) and they had three children. He was a member of the Ukrainian Business and Professional Men’s Club, Kinsmen, and Royal Canadian Dental Corps.

See also:

Northern Prairie Ships: Paddlewheel Queen

Northern Prairie Ships: Paddlewheel Princess


“Deaths,” Winnipeg Tribune, 29 October 1962, page 7.

“57 candidates seek 15 seats in Manitoba, N.W. Ontario,” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 April 1963, page 10.

“Joe Slogan set a record in Springfield,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 December 1963.

The Canadian Directory of Parliament, 1867-1967, edited by J. K. Johnson, Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa [Library and Archives Canada], 1968.

Obituary [Mary Elizabeth Slogan], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 January 1994, page 50.

Welcome Aboard!, My 44 Year Journey on the Red by Captain Steve Hawchuk, privately published, 2022.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 June 2023