Memorable Manitobans: Ronald Andrew “Ron” MacIntosh (1926-1999)
Educator, civil servant.
Born at Winnipeg in 1926, son of Fergus and Nell MacIntosh, he attended Luxton School, St. John’s High School, United College, and the University of Manitoba, receiving BSc (1949), BEd (1957), and MEd (1965) degrees. His career in teaching began in 1949 at Assiniboine School. He was the Principal of Deer Lodge Junior High School (1957-1965) and St. James Collegiate (1965-1966), and was the Superintendent of the St. James Assiniboia School Division. He retired in 1982 as Deputy Minister of Education.
In 1946, he married Helen Trickey (1927-2011) and they had four sons and one daughter. In recognition of his community service, he received a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977). He was a member of the Grace Hospital Board, Canadian Executive Services Organization, St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg, Kiwanis Club of St. James, Breezy Bend Country Club, and St. James Presbyterian Church.
He died at Winnipeg on 22 October 1999.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
“St. James superintendent takes U of A professorship,” Winnipeg Tribune, 29 December 1966.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 October 1999, page B9.
Obituary [Helen MacIntosh], Winnipeg Free Press, 2 July 2011.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 11 March 2022