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Walter C. Weir

Walter C. Weir, Canadian provincial official. Member Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce, Canadian, Manitoba funeral directors associations Elk,; Club: Minnedosa, Kinsmen’s.

Background

  • Weir, Walter C. was born on January 7, 1929 in High Bluff, Manitoba, Canada. Son of James Dixon and Christina Maude (Cox-Smith) Weir.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

    Career

    • Funeral director Minnedosa, Manitoba, 1953-1963. Minister of municipal affairs Province of Manitoba, 1961-1962, acting minister public works, 1962, minister public works, 1962-1963, minister highways public works, 1965-1967, premier, 1967-1969, president of council, minister federal provincial relations, 1967-1969. Leader Manitoba Progressive Conservative Party, 1967-1985.

      Chairman Town Planning Commission, Minnedosa, Minnedosa District Hospital Association, 1954-1956. Deputy mayor Minnedosa Town Council, 1958-1959.

    Membership

    Member Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce, Canadian, Manitoba funeral directors associations Elk. Club: Minnedosa, Kinsmen’s.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Thompson, November 3, 1951. Children: Leslie, John, Pat, Cameron.
    • father: James Dixon Weir
    • mother: Christina Maude (Cox-Smith) Weir
    • spouse: Harriet Thompson
    • children: Leslie Weir
    • John Weir
    • Pat Weir
    • Cameron Weir
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    Born January 7, 1929
    Died April 17, 1985
    (aged 56)
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