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Memorable Manitobans: Michael John Makowski (1924-2002)


Born at Gilbert Plains on 20 October 1924, son of Jacob and Anna Makowski, over a 47-year period he was a teacher in several rural Manitoba schools, including service as the Principal of Griswold School (1952-1954), Newdale School (1954-1959), and Stony Mountain School (1959-1961). He was active in coaching sports teams. He died at Stonewall on 6 October 2002 and was buried in the Stonewall Cemetery.


Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 October 2002.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2013

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