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Memorable Manitobans: John Ernest Ingot (?-2001)


He taught at Makinak School (1938) and was the Principal of Brant School (1942-1943), Rapid City School (1944-1946), and Plum Coulee School (1947-1948). He earned a BA degree from the University of Manitoba in 1948 and later worked as Superintendent (North Central District) of Catholic Indian Schools at Prince George, British Columbia in the 1960s. He established educational bursaries at the University of Manitoba, University of Alberta, and University of British Columbia. He died on 25 September 2001.


“The local round,” Dauphin Herald, 20 October 1938, page 9.

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

“New graduates are listed by faculties,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 Map 1949, page 9.

“Married teaching couple or two single teachers wanted [...],” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 August 1963, page 34.

“Adventure in teaching,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 June 1964, page 17.

“Though the years,” OnManitoba, August 2002, page 30.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 29 November 2015

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