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Memorable Manitobans: George Edgar Haywood (c1902-1985)


He was Principal of Pierson School (1925-1926), Rossburn School (1927-1928), Sperling School (1928-1932), Napinka School (1932-1933), and St. Andrews School (1941-1944). On 6 July 1927, he married Violet Lillion Bader (c1908-1972) at Winnipeg. They had two children: Brian Haywood and Audrey Haywood. He was murdered by burglers in his Winnipeg home on 8 September 1985 and was buried in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.


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

Obituary [Violet Lillian Haywood], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 January 1972, page 27.

“Neighbors scrutinize security in wake of break-in killing,” Winnipeg Free Press, 11 September 1985, page 5.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 February 2015

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