Bill Norrie

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Bill Norrie
CM OM QC
39th Mayor of Winnipeg
In office
1979–1992
Preceded by Robert Steen
Succeeded by Susan Thompson
Personal details
Born (1929-01-21)January 21, 1929[1]
St. Boniface, Manitoba
Died July 6, 2012(2012-07-06) (aged 83)[2]
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Religion United Church

William "Bill" 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. 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.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ University of Manitoba Chancellor named January 2010, jewishtribune.ca
  4. ^ William Norrie May 1993, University of Manitoba Archives
  5. ^ Incumbents Tossed out in Manitoba Elections October 1992, Thestar.com
Academic offices
Preceded by
Arthur Mauro
12th Chancellor of the
University of Manitoba

2001 - 2009
Succeeded by
Harvey Secter