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William Norrie Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Norrie

Bill Norrie
39th Mayor of Winnipeg
In office
1979–1992
Preceded byRobert Steen
Succeeded bySusan Thompson
Personal details
Born(1929-01-21)January 21, 1929[1]
St. Boniface, Manitoba
DiedJuly 6, 2012(2012-07-06) (aged 83)[2]
Winnipeg, Manitoba

William Norrie CM OM QC (January 21, 1929 – July 6, 2012) was the 39th Mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and was a onetime Chancellor of the University of Manitoba.[3] Norrie was also involved in various charities, and once chaired the United Way of Winnipeg's annual campaign.

In August 1992 Norrie's son Duncan was killed in a plane crash over Nepal. Duncan was honored by having a street in Winnipeg named after him.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lumley, Elizabeth (4 January 2008). Canadian Who's Who 2008. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 978-0-8020-4071-8. Archived from the original on 20 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Former Winnipeg Mayor Bill Norrie dies". CBC.ca. 6 July 2012. Archived from the original on 5 January 2014. Retrieved 16 November 2020.
  3. ^ Kuropatwa, Rebeca (13 January 2010). "University of Manitoba Chancellor named". Winnipeg: The Jewish Tribune. Archived from the original on 31 March 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2020. Dr. Bill Norrie, will step down on Dec 31 after nine years of service.
  4. ^ "Honorary Degree recipients". University of Manitoba. Archived from the original on 16 November 2020. Retrieved 16 November 2020. 1993;William Norrie; B.A., LL.B.(Man.); LL.D.(Wpg.); Q.C. ; Lawyer, community leader and politician, William Norrie has, for most of his adult life, devoted himself to many of the important issues facing his community and has, for much of that time, been one of the community's leaders.
  5. ^ "Incumbents tossed out in Manitoba elections". Toronto Star. 29 October 1992. p. A28. Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
Academic offices
Preceded by 12th Chancellor of the
University of Manitoba

2001–2009
Succeeded by