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Memorable Manitobans: Heinrich Joseph “Henry” Graff (1869-1935)

Educator, school inspector.

Born in Germany on 16 June 1869, he emigrated to Manitoba in 1891. He taught at Blumstein School No. 503 and Winkler School No. 747 then was appointed a School Inspector, based successively at Altona, Beausejour, Brunkild, Lydiatt, and Greenwald. He retired in 1931. He died at Winnipeg on 1 January 1935 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.

See also:

Western Local Mennonite Teachers’ Conference - An Early Minute Book by Lawrence Klippenstein
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 22, Number 2, Winter 1977


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Henry J. Graff, former school inspector, dies”, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 January 1935, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 May 2013

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