Memorable Manitobans: John Roland McCurdy (1923-2007)
Educator, school inspector.
Born on the family farm south of Nesbitt in 1923, son of John McCurdy (1871-1937) and Beatrice Frances Halls (1884-?), he received an Education diploma from the University of Manitoba in 1947.
He was the Principal of Deloraine School (1954-1961) then, in 1961, was appointed a Manitoba School Inspector, based at Flin Flon, serving until at least 1971.
He and wife Dorothy (?-?) had four daughters and a son.
He died at Calgary, Alberta on 22 February 2007 and was buried in the Deloraine Cemetery.
Marriage registration [John McCurdy, Beatrice Frances Halls], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Birth registration [Dorothy Emma McCurdy], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Convocation to mark graduation of 650,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 May 1947, page 3.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Obituary [Dorothy Emma McCurdy], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 September 1997, page 35.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 July 2007, page 26.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 26 May 2023