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Memorable Manitobans: Gene Joseph Lloyd (1942-2008)

Educator, civil servant.

Born in Trinidad and Tobago in 1942, he worked as a teacher in Winnipeg, including service as Principal at William Whyte School (1988-1992) and General Wolfe School (1992). Deeply involved with the community, he was the President of the Folk Arts Council of Winnipeg, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Society, President of the Manitoba Cricket Association, Manitoba representative on the Canadian Cricket Association, member of the Planning Committee of the Pan-Am Games, member of the planning committee Manitoba 125, and vestry member and member of the Synod for the Holy Trinity Anglican Church. For fifteen years, he was the Senior Credentials Assessment Officer for the Manitoba Government. He died at Winnipeg on 12 October 2008.

Sources:

“Board suspends principal after audit,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 September 1992, page 14.

“School principal says inner-city pressures made him steal,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 October 1993, page 21.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 October 2008.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen and Keith Jones.

Page revised: 20 September 2019

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