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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Andrew Moroz (1924-2008)

Educator.

Born at Cloverleaf on 13 September 1924, son of John Moroz (c1891-1961) and Nettie Moroz (c1897-1961), he and his wife, Evelyn, married in 1960 and had six children. A mathematician and teacher for many years, including service at Greenwald School (1944, 1945-1946, 1949-1952), Sheffield School (1948-1949), later working in the East Kildonan School District before joining the teaching staff of the Winnipeg School Division. There, he taught at Lord Nelson School (1959-1962) and General Wolfe School (1962-1969) before being appointed Vice-Principal of Luxton School (?-1971), St. John’s High School (1971-?), and King Edward School (?-1973), then Principal of Margaret Scott School (1973-?) and Margaret Park Community School, the latter in the Seven Oaks School Division. His hobbies included carpentry, golf, and yodeling. He died at Winnipeg on 5 September 2008.

Sources:

Obituary [John Moroz], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 November 1961, page 34.

Obituary [Nettie Moroz], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 November 1961, page 30.

“20 School Board appointments made,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 May 1971, page 3.

“School posts filled,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 May 1973, page 74.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 2008, page C16.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 September 2008, page C8.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 September 2008, page C8.

Henderson’s Winnipeg Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 4 January 2015

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