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Memorable Manitobans: George O’Bryan (1858-1907)

Educator.

Born in Halifax, he studied at the Séminaire de Philosophie in Montreal. After studying with the Jesuits he entered teaching, and his career included two years at the Collège de Saint-Boniface in Manitoba (1885-87). In 1896 he became rector of Loyola College in Montreal. He died in Montreal.

More information:

George O’Bryan, Dictionary of Canadian Biography XIII, 776.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 13 April 2008

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