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Donald Ross “Don” McMaster

Educator, naturalist, artist.

Born at Winnipeg, son of Thomas Agnew McMaster and Margaret McMaster, he taught at East St. Paul School (1954-1958) and East St. Paul Collegiate (1958-1961) and served as the Vice-Principal of River East Collegiate (1968-1969) and Vice-Principal (1971-1973) and Principal (1980-1985) of Kildonan East Collegiate. On 30 June 1962, he married Ardythe Brownlee. In the mid-1990s, he retired and moved to a home in rural Manitoba where he engaged in landscape painting.

See also:

The Art of Don McMaster

Sources:

“Homework not needed says education experts,” Winnipeg Free Press, 11 December 1957, page 3.

“High School students registration Friday in East Kildonan,” The Herald, 20 August 1959, page 1.

“Bridal shower,” Brandon Sun, 6 July 1962, page 2.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 November 2021

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