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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Lawrence Walter “Herb” Nemish (c1923-2012)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg around 1923, son of Katharine Klein (1892-1984) and Eugene Nemish (?-1961), brother of Ernest W. Nemish and Eugene Nemish, he was Principal at Fort Whyte School (1945-1946) and received a degree from the University of Manitoba then taught in the Winnipeg School Division for over 30 years, at Faraday School (1947-1956) and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (1957-1964). He served as the Principal of Montcalm School (1970-1973), La Verendrye School (1973-1977), Sargent Park School (1978-1982), and Gladstone School (1983-1984) before retirement in 1984. He and wife Rita had three children. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He died at Winnipeg on 3 March 2012.

Sources:

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

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

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 March 2012.

Winnipeg School Division: Celebrating One Hundred Fifty Years, 1871-2021 by Winnipeg School Division, 2021.

We thank Deanna Hartmier for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 July 2022

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