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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Johann “John” Hamm (1925-2017)

Educator.

Born at Schoenwiese on 12 May 1925, son of Peter and Margaret Hamm, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1943 and was trained as a pilot but the Second World War ended before he saw active duty. Following his military discharge, he interspersed work as a school teacher with education at the University of Manitoba, receiving BSc, DiplEd, and BEd degrees. He taught at Zhoda School (?-?) and Altona High School (?-?) before moving to the Winnipeg School Division in 1952 where he taught at Inkster School (1952-1954), Faraday School (1955-1956), and Laura Secord School (1956-1965). He then served as Principal of River Elm School (1965-1968), Lansdowne School (1968-?), Norquay School (?-?), and Kent Road School (?-1985) prior to retirement in 1985. He died at Winnipeg on 27 November 2017.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 December 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 December 2017

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