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Canadian provincial official.

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