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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred George Goebel (c1925-2017)

Educator, administrator.

Born around 1925, son of William Wesley Goebel (c1885-1970) and Bernadette Brunet (c1897-1963), he attended school in St. Boniface and, after graduation from St. Boniface College in 1944, he enlisted in the Officer’s Training Program of the Canadian Army. After his military discharge in 1945, he received BEd (1958) and MEd (1963) degrees from the University of Manitoba. He taught at St. James Collegiate (1955-1956) and was Principal of Silver Heights Collegiate (1959-1969) then was School Superintendent of the St. James-Assiniboia School Division until retirement in 1980. He died at Winnipeg on 11 April 2017.

Sources:

Marriage registration [William Wesley Goebel], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“University results,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 May 1963, page 57.

Obituary [Bernadette Goebel], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 October 1963, page 31.

Obituary [William Goebel], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 August 1970, page 23.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 April 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 April 2017

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