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

Educator.

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.

Sources:

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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