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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Edward “Herb” Lother (?-1982)

Educator.

Son of Rudolph Lother (?-?) and Natalie Hohn (1898-1979), he completed BA (1959) and MEd (1967) degrees and taught at La Verendrye School (1956-1959), Grant Park High School (1960-1968), and General Wolfe School (1969-1970). He served for one year as Assistant Deputy Superintendent of Schools for the Winnipeg School Division and, in the fall of 1973, was appointed Principal of Gordon Bell High School, serving in the position until his death. He was a choir soloist at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church and St. Andrew’s River Heights Church, and was Choir Director at Norwood United Church (1966-1976). He died suddenly at the Misericordia Hospital on 19 August 1982.

Sources:

Obituary [Natalie Lother], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 August 1982, page 51.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 October 2019

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