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Gerhard John Ens


Born at Altona in 1954, son of teacher Gerhard Ens, he was educated at the Mennonite Collegiate Institute in Gretna, graduating in 1973. After receiving BA and MA degrees from the University of Manitoba, in 1989 he completed a PhD degree in Canadian and American history from the University of Alberta. He later worked as a historian at Brandon University before being appointed a professor of history at the University of Alberta.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Métis Lands in Manitoba
Manitoba History, Number 5, Spring 1983


“Die Schule Muss Sein,” A History of the Mennonite Collegiate Institute by Gerhard J. Ens, Gretna: Mennonite Collegiate Institute, 1990.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

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