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Memorable Manitobans: Walter Charles Malenchak (1913-1991)


Born at Fisher Branch on 24 August 1913, he taught at a succession of schools in rural Manitoba, including Fisher Branch School, Cooks Creek School, Thalberg School, and Cromwell School. He was the Principal of Ladywood School (1944-1947) and Cloverleaf School (1952-1954). In 1954, he moved to Winnipeg where he was associated with Schreyer Equipment while teaching in the River East School Division until early retirement in 1971. He died at Winnipeg on 16 June 1991 and was buried in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery at Cooks Creek.


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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 June 1991, page 29.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 June 2014

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