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Memorable Manitobans: Gudmundur August “Mundi” Eyjolfson (1912-1994)

Educator.

Born at Langruth on 6 August 1912, he attended Daniel McIntyre Collegiate and received a BA degree from the University of Manitoba, then attended the Winnipeg Normal School. In 1935, his first teaching job was at the Nordur Stjarna School, followed by 13 more years of teaching at rural Manitoba schools, including terms as Principal of Ross School (1940-1941) and Greenfield (Margaret) School (1941-1946). He moved to British Columbia in 1948 where he continued teaching until retirement in 1978. He died at Ladner, British Columbia on 24 July 1994.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Stonewall Interlake Spectator, 15 August 1994, page 25.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 June 2022

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