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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur H. Corriveau (1914-2006)

Educator, school inspector.

Born at Montmartre, Saskatchewan, he received a teaching certificate from the Regina Normal School then taught at a school in Ponteix, SK until the outbreak of the Second World War, when he served with the Royal Canadian Artillery. Following his military discharge, he came to Manitoba and taught at St. Boniface College before being appointed an inspector for the Seine River School Division (1958-1964) and at Churchill. He taught at the Winnipeg Normal School, directed the Curriculum Branch of the Manitoba Department of Education, and retired from the provincial civil service as Director of Second Languages. In retirement he instructed student teachers at the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg. He died at Winnipeg on 26 July 2006.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 July 2006, page 39.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 September 2013

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