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Memorable Manitobans: Michael John “Mike” Mazur (1913-2011)


Born at Dauphin on 18 July 1913, he began a 43-year teaching career at Shellvale School (?-?), staying there for five years followed by two years at Grainfields School (?-?). He was then the Principal of Inwood High School (1941-1944) and Ardal School (1944-1948). In 1948, he moved to Winnipeg and taught at Luxton School (1948-1955) and Inkster School (1955-1957) followed by four years as the Vice-Principal of Sargent Park School (1957-1961). He was then Principal of Somerset School (1961-1966) and Faraday School (1966-1977). On 24 May 1940, he married Amie Mary Graf (1913-2004) and they later had two sons. He died at Winnipeg on 17 January 2011.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary [Amie Mary Mazur], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 May 2004.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 22 January 2011, page 55.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 December 2017

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