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Memorable Manitobans: William Morrow Ingram (1907-1964)


Born at Minitonas on 10 February 1907, son of Samuel Ingram and Minnie Caroline Horne, he attended the Swan River High School, Dauphin Normal School, and Central Normal School. He then taught at Ethelbert School, Little Woody School, Bowsman School, and Stonewall School. He was the Principal of Brant School (1937-1942), Isabella School (1944-1949), Cardale School (1950-1953), Myrtle School (1953-1957), Brookdale School (1957-1959), and Neepawa School.

During the Second World War, he served with the YMCA at Camp Shilo. On 29 December 1930, he married Minnie Bonnar Urquhart at Swan River. They had four daughters: Jean Ingram Fortune, Hazel Ingram Grossart, Jessie Ingram Williamson, and Wilma Ingram. He was a member of the Neepawa United Church and Canadian Order of Foresters.

He died at Neepawa on 26 September 1964 and was buried in Marney Cemetery.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 September 1964, page 42.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2013

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