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Memorable Manitobans: Harold Cyrus Knox (1892-1987)


Born at Lynden, Ontario on 5 December 1892, he received a BA degree from Queen’s University (Kingston). He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Europe from 1916 to 1919. Returning to Winnipeg, he worked at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate as a teacher from 1923 to 1948, and Vice Principal from 1948 to 1957. He taught at a military base in Germany from 1957 to 1959. In December 1924, he married fellow teacher, Olive Knox. They had one daughter, Joy Aileen Davis. He served as secretary of the Manitoba Historical Society. He died at Winnipeg on 19 June 1987.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Alexander Kennedy Isbister
MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1955-56 Season

The Founder of the Isbister Scholarships
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 3, Number 1, September 1957


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 June 1987.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 October 2017

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