Staniloff, Sid

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Staniloff, Sid

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  • Sidney Staniloff

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Dates of existence

1920 - 1995

History

Sid Staniloff was born circa 1924 in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Max and Sophie Staniloff. It is unknown how he settled in Vancouver. Sid served as an officer in the Royal Air Force and completed a tour of duty in the Far East Theatre. He became a manager of a menswear shop, in Lansdowne Centre, Richmond (unknown years and store name). Sid and his wife Ethel had two children, Howard and Mindi Staniloff. Sid was a loyal member of B’nai B’rith and during the 1970s (circa 1972 – 1974), became president of the Lions Gate Lodge No. 1716 B’nai B’rith. In the 1980s, Sid became president of the Shalom Legion Branch #178 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Sid also became one of the founders of the Jewish War Veterans in Vancouver. Sid had a successful career conducting charitable events for the Jewish community and Vancouver’s community at large. He passed away in 1995.

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London, England Circa 1945, where he was likely stationed during the Second World War.
Vancouver, British Columbia circa 1960s - 1990s.
Richmond, British Columbia circa 1960s - 1990s.

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Canadian Royal Air Force Officer, WWII. Sid completed a tour of duty in the Far East Theatre (South-East Asian Theatre).
Store manager at a menswear shop in Landsdown Centre, Richmond.
President of the Lions Gate Lodge No. 1716 B'nai B'rith, circa 1972 - 1974.
President of the Shalom Legion Branch #178 of the Royal Canadian Legion, circa 1980s.

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Authority record identifier

A.2020.001

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Status

Revised

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created November 2019
Revised January 12, 2019

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  • English

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