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Memorable Manitobans: Norris Davidson Belton (1914-2000)


Born on 30 November 1914, son of George Belton and Edythe Minerva Manly, he lived in several small prairie towns before the family settled at Winnipeg. He embarked on a teaching career spanning almost 50 years, serving at Elphinstone School and later as the Principal of Sandy Lake School (1938-1940). In Winnipeg, he was the Principal of Salisbury School (1942-1944), teacher at Isaac Brock School (1953-1955) and Churchill High School (1955-1957), Vice-Principal at Isaac Brock School (1963-1966), and Principal of Wellington School (1966-1969). He died at Winnipeg on 31 October 2000.


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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 November 2000, page 37.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 January 2018

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