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Memorable Manitobans: John Marshall Nason (1887-1963)

Educator.

Born at Fredericton, New Brunswick on 4 August 1887, son of Wesley and Hattie Nason, he taught at schools in New Brunswick for a time before moving to Manitoba where he was Principal of Cypress River School (1914-1915), Deloraine School (1915-1920), and Virden School (1920-1924). In July 1918, he attended a meeting to organize the Manitoba Teachers’ Federation. On 6 April 1915, he married Maidie Ellen Rutherford (?-?) at Stonewall and they had two children: Natane Sinclair Nason Hughes (1916-?) and Marshall Rutherford Nason (1917-?). The family later moved to the United States where, in 1928, he got a doctorate in Education at the University of Chicago. Subsequently, he worked at the University of California at Berkeley and Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge. He died at Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1963.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1916 Canada census, Ancestry.

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

“Son of former university professor weds in south,” Berkeley Daily Gazette, 5 September 1941, page 4.

The History of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society by Haraldur Victor Vidal, MA thesis, University of Manitoba, 1958.

My Hartt, the Site for Descendants of Isaac and Elizabeth (Hutchinson) Hart

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 January 2019

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