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Memorable Manitobans: Victor Glen Clark (1900-1982)

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Victor Glen Clark
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Educator.

Born at Miller City, Ohio on 18 January 1900, he came to Manitoba as a child and attended Alexander School. He received degrees in Arts from Brandon College (1921) and Science from the University of Manitoba (1926) and began teaching in 1929, working at Dauphin and Melville (Saskatchewan) before coming to St. James where he was the Principal of St. James Collegiate (1948-1965). He retired in June 1965. He was a member of the St. James Kiwanis, Winnipeg Rifle Club, Winnipeg Revolver Club, Deer Lodge United Church, and was a shortwave radio operator. He died at Winnipeg on 18 March 1982.

Sources:

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

“Reception set for retiring collegiate head,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 May 1965, page 34.

“Five St. James teachers retire,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 June 1965, page 56.

St. James Collegiate, 25th Anniversary, 1951-1976. [St James Assiniboia School Division]

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 March 1982, page 52.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 May 2015

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