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Memorable Manitobans: Clifford Wesley Biglow (1908-1980)


Born near Holland on 10 May 1908, he was educated at Centreville School, Holland High School, University of Manitoba (BA magna cum laude, 1928; BEd 1950), and the Winnipeg Normal School. He worked at the Neepawa Collegiate (1929-1931) and Shoal Lake School (Vice-Principal 1931-1936; Principal 1936-1937). He joined the teaching staff of the Winnipeg School Division in 1937 and taught at King Edward School (1937-1940) and Kelvin High School (1940-1951). He served as Vice-Principal of King Edward School (1951-1953) and George V School (1953-1954), and Principal of Champlain School (1954-1958), Norquay School (1958-1962), and Kent Road School (1962-1970). He retired due to ill health in 1970. He died at Winnipeg on 30 January 1980 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 February 1980, page 43.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2017

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