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Memorable Manitobans: Lorne D. Hoag (1944-2001)


Born at Vancouver, BC on 19 March 1944, he first obtained a Geology degree in 1965 at Brandon College, and then B.Ed and M.Ed Degrees at the University of Manitoba, and finally, a Ed.D in 1978 at the University of Western Colorado. Dr. Hoag served the educational community for 35 years, spending 28 of it with the St. James School Division. He was a founding member of the Manitoba Career Symposium. Hoag was also a member of the executive of the Manitoba Counsellors Association, holding the office of President and Chair of the Awards Committee. He was also the President of the Canadian Counselling Association, also serving as the director of the Manitoba chapter and recieved the R. J. Cochrane Award for school counselling in 1990. He also served in an international capacity, working as a volunteer in the Caribbean with the Organization for Cooperation in Overseas Development.

He died at Winnipeg on 19 May 2001.


Winnipeg Free Press, Thursday, 24 May 2001, page 42.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 2 December 2008

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