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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Albert James Hatcher (1880-1970)

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Albert James Hatcher
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Educator, school inspector.

Born at Nicol, Ontario on 17 March 1880, son of James Hatcher and Kitty Trench, he came to Manitoba where he was a Principal at Elkhorn School from 1902 to 1908. He served as School Inspector, based at Brandon, from 1909 to 1927. He was later Principal of Tuxedo School (1937-1940), School Inspector at The Pas (1941), School Superintendent at Norwood (1947), and Principal of Nordale School (1949-1950). He retired in 1950. On 2 August 1905, he married Clara Jeannette Broley (1884-?) at Elkhorn. They had two children: Jean Isabella Hatcher (b 1907) and Albert James Hatcher (b 1913). He served as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Manitoba (1920). He moved to British Columbia in 1961 where he died at Coquitlam on 3 April 1970.

Sources:

1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Elkhorn school banquet,” Manitoba Free Press, 4 January 1909, page 7.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

We thank Tanya Spahmann, Nathan Kramer, and Stan Barclay for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 April 2017

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