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Memorable Manitobans: Jean A. Beaumont (1943-2016)

Educator.

Born at Sydney, Nova Scotia on 24 October 1943, son of Paul and Rolande Beaumont, he graduated from the Manitoba Teachers’ College (1964) then embarked on a 38-year teaching career, teaching at St. Norbert, and serving as Principal of Melita School (1973-1975), Lorette Collegiate, and Ecole Guyot, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent of Seine River School Division, and Assistant Superintendent (1989-1997) and Superintendent (1998-2002) of Fort Garry School Division. He retired in 2002 then was Executive Director of the Manitoba Association of Bilingual Municipalities (2002-2009), an instructor at St. Boniface College, and trustee for the Division scolaire franco-manitobaine (2010-2012). He died at Winnipeg on 3 March 2016 and was buried in the St. Genevieve Cemetery.

Sources:

Announcement, Fort Garry School Division, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 January 1998, page 32.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 March 2016.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 March 2016

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