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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Barry Findlater (c1941-1966)


Born around 1941, son of Mrs. C. Findlater, he grew up and attended school at Gilbert Plains. He began teaching in 1961 and was Principal of Dugald School (1963-1964) and Dugald Consolidated School (1964-1966). He died in an automobile crash on Highway 5, six miles west of Grandview, on 1 July 1966. A special ceremony was held at the school on 11 November 1966 and a commemorative bronze plaque was unveiled in his memory.


“Manitoba accidents injure six persons,“ Winnipeg Free Press, 4 July 1966, page 3.

“Fatality toll five in Manitoba,“ Winnipeg Free Press, 4 July 1966, page 4.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 July 1966, page 34.

Springfield, 1st Rural Municipality in Manitoba, 1873-1973, Dugald Women’s Institute.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 December 2017

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