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Roy Matas fonds
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- Matas, Roy
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1 folder of textual material
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(1920 - 1986)
Mr. Justice Roy Joseph Matas was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 10, 1920. He received his Bachelor of Arts and law degrees from the University of Manitoba, receiving one of the first masters degrees awarded by the law school. After graduation, he joined the practice of Cantor, Matas, Simkin, Cantor. In 1967 he was appointed a pulsne judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench. He was appointed to the Court of Appeal of Manitoba in 1973. He became the First Honorary Life Bencher of the Law Society of Manitoba in 1986. He was a member of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Board of Directors from 1963 to 1974, serving as president from 1967 to 1970. He was a member of its Advisory Council from 1980 to 1986. He also served as Chairman/President for the Winnipeg School Board, the Manitoba Association of School Trustees, the Liberal Party of Manitoba, and the Canadian Institution for the Administration of Justice. And was a member of the Canadian Technion Society and the International Board of Governors of the Israel Institute of Technology. Roy Matas passed away November 11, 1986 in Winnipeg. A dance studio at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet building is named after him.
The records of Roy Matas came to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet archives as part of a transfer of records from the RWB.
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The Roy Matas fonds includes obituaries (1986).
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