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Memorable Manitobans: Sanford Stephen Harvey (1911-1980)


Born at Durban on 6 March 1911, son of Kenneth C. Harvey and Ethel Tarn, he was the Principal of Minitonas School (1932-1940), Swan River School (1940-1943), Melita School (1943-1949), and Viscount Alexander School (1949-1951). He retired to Victoria, British Columbia where he died on 13 August 1980.


Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Open house set at Fort Garry’s new high school,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 August 1949, page 3.

“Fort Garry opens Alexander School,” Winnipeg Tribune, 31 August 1949, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 August 1980, page 32.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 March 2015

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