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Memorable Manitobans: John B. Coldwell (c1841-?)

Educator.

A teacher at the Portage Central School, he was appointed its Principal in 1890. He was married (wife Amy) with two children: Morley Coldwell (b c1876) and Margaret A. Coldwell (b c1882), both of whom were born in the United States.

Sources:

“Portage la Prairie”, Manitoba Free Press, 8 May 1890, page 5.

1891 Canada census, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 January 2012

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