Memorable Manitobans: Maurice Andre Joseph Harvey (1927-1992)
Born at Bodmin, Saskatchewan in 1927, son of T. S. Harvey, he enrolled at the University of Manitoba, taught at Bradbury School (c1947), and lived at Brandon (1949). On 13 August 1949, he married fellow teacher Lois Elizabeth Blair (1926-1995) at Ochre River United Church. They had three children, one of whom was Karen Andrea Harvey (1951-1972, wife of Mr. Boom). Together they worked at the Lakeview Institute at the Manitoba Home for Boys where he was Principal (1949-1954). He was Vice-President (1953-1954) of the Manitoba Film Association and later lived at Winnipeg until around 1980 before moving to Alberta. He died at Calgary on 19 December 1992.
“Edith Rogers chapter gives second bursary,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 February 1947, page 11.
“Manitoba film group names M. Harvey as Vice-President,” Portage la Prairie Leader, 5 November 1953, page 3.
“Rural teachers win awards,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 June 1949, page 12.
“33 Scholarships are awarded,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 June 1949, page 8.
Engagements, Winnipeg Tribune, 26 July 1949, page 10.
“Ochre seniors get shuffleboard,” Dauphin Herald, 21 March 1979, page 14.
Obituary [Ada Lucille Blair], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 April 1979, page 31.
Obituary, Calgary Herald, 28 December 1992, page 26.
Winnipeg estate files (ATG 0025A), PR94-01-33183, GR12221, Archives of Manitoba.
Obituary [Lois Elizabeth Harvey], Dauphin Herald, 19 September 1995, page C16.
Obituary [Lois Elizabeth Harvey], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 September 1995, page C5.
Obituary [Lois Elizabeth Harvey], Calgary Herald, 15 September 1995, page 56.
Ochre River Cemetery burial transcriptions, FindAGrave.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 4 June 2023