Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

Summer Field Trip 2019
MHS
Summer
Field Trip

Fall Field Trip 2019
MHS
Fall
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: George Harold Laycup (1902-1960)

Educator.

Born at Foxwarren on 19 November 1902, son of George Laycup and Eliza Jane Wotton, he was educated at Foxwarren School and the University of Manitoba, graduating from the latter with degrees in Agriculture and Education. He taught school in rural Manitoba, including service as the Principal of Plumas School (1934-1935), Deloraine School (1935-1940), and Killarney School (1940-1941). In 1941, he moved to Winnipeg and joined the teaching staff of Norwood Collegiate. The following year, he moved to St. John’s High School where he taught Chemistry and Biology, and was Head of the Science Department until his death. He was a member of the School Masters Association and Norwood United Church. On 12 November 1926, he married Olive Margaret Mayhew at Winnipeg. They had two daughters, Thelma Laycup Scarth and Doreen Laycup Kippen. He died at Winnipeg on 12 September 1960 and was buried in the St. Vital Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

“G. H. Laycup, city high school teacher dies at 57,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 1960, page 18.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 July 2019

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.