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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Octavius T. Gamey (1877-1963)

Educator.

Born in Ontario on 6 August 1877, he came to Manitoba and taught at Rosemount School and Ravens Glen School (1898). He later served as the Principal of Boissevain School (1903-1905) and Strathclair School (1924-1943). On 25 June 1915, he married Viola May McDonagh. He died at Shoal Lake on 24 September 1963 and was buried in Strathclair Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Foot Prints & Chalk Dust by Cardale Reunion Book Committee, circa 1981.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 September 1963, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2013

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