Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.337 (s.c.)

Title: Milo Shantz fonds

Dates of creation: 1989, 2006, 2008-2009

Physical description: 3 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Milo Daniel Shantz (1932-2009) was the son of Irvin and Lovina (Roth) Shantz. He married Laura Martin in 1955; the couple had five children. Shantz's business ventures included founding Hybrid Turkeys (a turkey breeding company) and developing the village of St. Jacobs as a travel destination. He was foundational in the creation of The Mennonite Story. He served on many boards and community organizations.

Custodial history: One file was transferred to the Archives in 2019 from Conrad Grebel University College. This file was compiled by the president's office. A second file was donated in 2024 by the family of Richard Yordy.

Scope and content: One file of news clippings and obituaries. A second file includes additional clippings, the program of the Mayor's Dinner honouring Milo Shantz (1991), and a report of Shantz's MEDA-sponsored trip to the Soviet Union in 1989.

Notes: Original archival description created 2021 and modified 2024 by Laureen Harder-Gissing


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