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Memorable Manitobans: George Peter Krahn (c1933-2012)


Born at Winnipeg around 1933, son of Peter B. and Justina Krahn, brother of Ernst Krahn, he was the Vice-Principal of Assiniboine School (1963-1964) and Principal of Bannatyne School (1966-1968), Bruce Junior High School (1968-1970), and Sturgeon Creek High School (1970-1978). In 1977, he was elected President of the Manitoba Association of Principals. He received the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977). He died on 3 April 2012.


“School programs must be trimmed, principals’ new president says,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 February 1977, page 6.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 April 2012.

Obituary [Ernst Bernhard Krahn], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 February 2014.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 May 2018

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