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Memorable Manitobans: John Gilbank Anderson (1912-2003)

Educator.

Born at McAuley on 14 November 1912, son of Burton Anderson (1880-1954) and Margaret Gilbank (c1885-1934), he worked as a teacher in rural Manitoba, including at Moline School (1940-1941) and was Principal of Warren School (1942-1943), West Treherne School (1944-1946), Rossburn School (1946-1947), Elkhorn School (1947-1948), Lenore School (1948-1949), and San Antonio School (1950-1952). He married in 1940 and later retired to British Columbia. He died at Summerland, British Columbia on 8 June 2003.

Sources:

Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Midsummer entrance examination results announced [Inspector Beveridge’s Division - Pass],” Manitoba Free Press, 18 July 1924, page 6.

“Burton Anderson, 73, is buried at McAuley,” Brandon Sun, 29 April 1951, page 3.

Stonewall family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 February 2018

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