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Manitoba History No. 88
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Memorable Manitobans: William James Henderson (?-1945)

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William James Henderson
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Educator, school inspector.

Born in Grey County, Ontario, he came to the Gilbert Plains area of Manitoba in 1901. He was Principal of the Minitonas School (1909-1913) then moved to Dauphin where he was Principal of public schools until 1942. In January 1943, he was appointed an Acting School Inspector, filling a vacancy created when other inspectors enlisted for military service. He was a member of the Dauphin United Church, Dauphin Agricultural Society, and Dauphin Elks. He died at Dauphin on 3 March 1945. He is commemorated by Henderson School in Dauphin.

Sources:

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

The Development of Education in Swan River Valley by J. N. R. Clark, MEd thesis, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, 1949.

“W. J. Henderson,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 March 1945, page 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 January 2019

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