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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Duncan Longman (1893-1984)


Born at Carnduff, North West Territories (now Saskatchewan) on 1 March 1893, he came to Manitoba at a young age and was educated at Bidford School, Deloraine School, and the Manitou Normal School. He taught school for some years, including at Gilead School (1912) then enrolled at Wesley College in 1920 and graduated with a BA degree in 1924. He stayed and taught in the Collegiate Department of the College until retirement in 1961. He was Dean of Men’s Residence until his marriage in 1948 and was made an Honorary Fellow of the College in 1965. He was an active member of the Manitoba Historical Society, World Federalists of Canada, United Nations Association, Humanities Association, Schoolmasters Club, Mentors Club, and National Club. He died at Winnipeg on 22 November 1984 and was buried in the Pineview Memorial Gardens.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 November 1984, page 39.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 April 2014

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