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Memorable Manitobans: Stephen David Bahry (1914-2011)


Born on a farm near Brokenhead, Manitoba on 1 January 1914, as a teenager he worked as a farm worker in Saskatchewan and a mine accountant in Ontario. He returned home and obtained a teaching certificate, serving as the Principal of Ladywood School (1950-1958) and Brokenhead School (1958-1959). After obtaining a degree in Economics from Bradley University (Peoria, Illinois), he taught business courses at Technical Vocational High School in Winnipeg, and later was Principal of its evening program. He died on 1 August 2011 and was buried in the Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery at Sandhill.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 August 2011, page 28.

We thank Véronique Cantin for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 August 2013

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