Sol Kanee was a prominent Winnipeg-based lawyer and Jewish leader. Sol was born on 1 June 1909 to Samuel and Rose Kanee. He attended school to become a lawyer, practicing until the outbreak of the Second World War. He served with the Canadian Army Artillery for five years during the war, retiring with the rank of major. In the 1970s, he was elected the vice-president of the Canadian Jewish Congress, served on the board of governors of the Bank of Canada, and was chair of the Federal Business Development Bank. Due to his many accomplishments, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1977. He and his wife Florence had one son, Stephen.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens shaking hands with Sol Kanee.
Photograph is by Paul Smith Photography (Toronto)
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A long crack in the upper right side of the photograph is evident