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Memorable Manitobans: Franklin Edward “Frank” Bothe (1908-2002)


Born in Austria on 11 January 1908, he came to Canada in 1915 and settled in the Stonewall area of Manitoba. He later attended the University of Manitoba attaining Bachelor and Masters degrees. He had a long career in education at Flin Flon and Winnipeg, being a teacher at Markland School (1930), Robert H. Smith School (1944-1946), Lord Selkirk School (1946-1955), Vice-Principal of Cecil Rhodes School (1955-1957), and Principal of John Dafoe School (1957-1962), Robertson School (1962-1965), and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (1965-1973). He retired in 1973 and died at Winnipeg on 1 February 2002.


[Photo caption], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 November 1957, page 3.

“School posts filled,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 May 1973, page 74.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 February 2002, page 42.

“They will never be forgotten,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, pages A8-A9.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2018

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