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Memorable Manitobans: George Andrew Duncan (1890-1975)

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William G. Oliver
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Educator.

Born at Arden on 21 September 1890, he was educated at Arden School and Brandon College then taught at Lauder School (1913-1915), Balmoral School (1915-1917) and Teulon School (1919-1921) until 1921 when he moved to Winnipeg. There he taught at Daniel McIntyre High School and was Principal of Luxton School (1938-1947) and Isaac Brock School (1947-1956). Following retirement, he taught at Sisler High School for eleven years. In recogntion of his record of service, in 1967 he received the Canadian Centennial Medal. On 23 December 1914, he married Beatrice Ann Sneesby at Arden. They had two children. He died at Winnipeg on 11 October 1975 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 October 1975, page 43.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 January 2015

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