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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander McLaren Baxter (1907-1994)


Born at Binscarth on 16 November 1907, son of Duncan Alexander Baxter and Margaret Maud McLaren (1878-1959), he attended Central School in Transcona. On 10 August 1929, he married Maisie Vera Skuse at Winnipeg. Following after his father, he became a teacher and taught at Dallas School (1935-1936) and was Principal of Lennox School (1936-1938) and Kemnay School (1939-1941), and was Vice-Principal (1941-1944) and Principal (1944-1946) at Fort Garry High School. He later moved to Georgetown, Ontario where he died on 25 February 1994.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

1916, 1921, & 1926 Canada censuses, Library and Archives Canada.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Family tree, Ancestry

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 August 2021

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