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Memorable Manitobans: Maurice Peter Kalushka (1918-2002)

Educator.

Born at Emerson on 4 February 1918, he lived with his family in Michigan during his early childhood then eventually studied Theology at St. Andrew’s College in Winnipeg. He attended the Central Normal School and received a teaching certificate in 1940. He began a teaching career at Shell Valley School, later teaching at Tummel School, Alonsa School (1944-1945), Brookfield School, Beausejour School, and Cromwell School. He served as the Principal of Stockton School (1950-1952, 1955-1957), Clearwater School (1952-1955), Basswood School (1957-1958), and Carroll School (1958-1961). In Brandon, he taught at Harrison School until retirement in 1982. While teaching, he received BA (1967) and BEd (1969) degrees from the University of Manitoba. He died at Brandon on 11 November 2002 and was buried in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 November 2002, page 45.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 February 2017

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