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Memorable Manitobans: Hymie Litwack (c1906-1992)

Educator.

Born at Odessa, Russia [now part of Ukraine], around 1906, son of Abraham Litwack (c1866-?) and Dora Litwack (c1871-?), he immigrated to Canada with his family in 1913 and took up residence at 539 King Street in Winnipeg by 1916. He attended the University of Manitoba in the mid-1920s and taught at Highland School (1933-1934) and Purple Bank School (1934, Principal). Around the 1940s, he moved to Quebec, and died at Montreal in July 1992.

Sources:

1916 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

“University makes public results of all examinations,” Manitoba Free Press, 20 May 1926, page 8.

“Students pass midyear exams at University,” Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 1 January 1926, page 16.

U.S. Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., Ancestry.

JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 September 2020

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