HUMPHREY KASSIE, 1982 - 1983
Born and educated in Winnipeg, Humphrey Kassie moved to Montreal in the mid‑1930s and served in the Canadian Air Force during World War II. For many years, he occupied a leadership role on the Jewish General Hospital’s House and Purchasing Committee, eventually becoming Vice‑President and President.
Mr. Kassie also served as Chairman of various divisions of the Combined Jewish Appeal; President of the Jewish Vocational Service (with a special interest in the sheltered workshop); a Governor of the YM-YWHA; and an active member of B’nai B’rith. In the business world, he was President of Halco Leasing, an auto leasing firm.