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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Cecil Diehl (1910-1990)

Educator, school inspector.

Born at Winnipeg on 9 September 1910, oldest son of A. T. Diehl and Ethel May Boirier, he received BSc and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He taught school at Gladstone School then served in the Army during the Second World War. After his discharge, he was Principal of Brookdale School (1943-1945), Oakville School (1945-1955), and Stonewall School (1955-1956). In 1956, he was appointed a Manitoba School Inspector based at Gladstone. He later worked in the Pine Creek School Division until retiring in 1973. After retirement, he worked as a magistrate until failing eyesight necessitated his final retirement. In July 1941, he married Phyllis Edna Boyd (1914-2007). They had no children. He died at Gladstone on 5 August 1990 and was buried in Gladstone Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration [Arthur Cecil Dichl], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 August 1990, page 36.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2016

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