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Memorable Manitobans: Donald Wilford Cullen (1932-1983)

Educator.

Born near Holmfield on 13 July 1932, he attended Rose Valley School. He taught at Pierson School (?-?) and Sandy Lake School (?-?), and was the Principal of Reston School (1957-1959) before coming to Brandon in 1959 where he taught at Brandon Collegiate (1960-1963) and served as Principal of Harrison High School (1963-1966) and Brandon Collegiate (1966-1970). Following a two-year stay in Australia, he returned to Brandon and taught at Earl Haig School until his death. He died at Brandon on 11 January 1983 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 13 January 1983, page 17.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 June 2021

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