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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Linwood “Charlie” Miller (1891-1958)


Born in Nova Scotia in June 1891, he graduated from Acadia University and, in 1911, came to Manitoba. He taught at Myrtle School (1912-1913) and was the Principal of Dominion City School (1913-1914), Shellmouth School (1921-1935, 1943-1944), Rutherglen School (1935-1943), and McConnell School (1946-1951). He retired in 1953 and moved to Shoal Lake where he died on 8 December 1958 and was buried in the Shoal Lake Cemetery. He was survived by his widow Wilma.


1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“Personal and social,” Manitoba Free Press, 24 August 1912, page 12.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 December 1958, page 4.

McConnell: Little Town Lost by McConnell Women’s Institute and History Committee, 1979.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 January 2014

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