Bill Norrie

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Bill Norrie

39th Mayor of Winnipeg
In office
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 "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]


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  3. ^ University of Manitoba Chancellor named Archived March 31, 2010, at the Wayback Machine January 2010,
  4. ^ William Norrie May 1993, University of Manitoba Archives
  5. ^ Incumbents Tossed out in Manitoba Elections October 1992,
Academic offices
Preceded by
Arthur Mauro
12th Chancellor of the
University of Manitoba

Succeeded by
Harvey Secter