Cyril Leonoff

Canadian civil engineer (1925-2016)

Cyril Edel Leonoff (February 22, 1925 – April 17, 2016) was a Canadian civil engineer, historian and author. He was the founding president of the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia.[1] He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Leonoff in the 1970s

Leonoff died on April 17, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia from natural causes, aged 91.[2]

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  • Bridges of Light: Otto Landauer of Leonard Frank Photos, 1945-1980 (Talonbooks, Vancouver, 1997)
  • A Dedicated Team: Klohn Leonoff Consulting Engineers 1951-1991 (Bi-Tech Publishers, Richmond, 1994)
  • An Enterprising Life: Leonard Frank Photographs 1895-1944 (Talonbooks, Vancouver, 1990)
  • "The Sylvesters of British Columbia", The Scribe Volume 4 (The Jewish Historical Society of BC, Vancouver, 1980)
  • Pioneers, Pedlars and Prayer Shawls: The Jewish Communities in British Columbia and the Yukon (Sono Nis Press, Victoria, 1978)

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  1. Leonoff, C.E. (July 21, 2011). Interview by J. Yuhasz. The Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
  2. "Obituary: Cyril Leonoff". Retrieved April 27, 2016.

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