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Memorable Manitobans: Ernest William Nemish (1913-2002)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 3 November 1913, son of Eugene Nemish (?-1961) and Katharine Klein (1892-1984), brother of Eugene Nemish and Herbert L. W. Nemish, he began a 38-year teaching career as the teaching Principal of Balmoral School (1940-1942). Returning to Winnipeg, he taught at Norquay School (1944-1954) and was Vice-Principal at Isaac Brock School (1955-1960) and Principal of Isbister School (1960-1964) and Strathcona School (1964-1973). Married with three children, he was a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He died at Winnipeg on 5 November 2002.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Eugene Nemish], Winnipeg Tribune, 7 August 1961, page 31.

Obituary [Katherine Nemish], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 December 1984, page 40.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 November 2002.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 May 2019

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