Memorable Manitobans: Benjamin Franklin Olson (1898-1981)
Born in the RM of Gimli on 1 June 1898, son of Gudrun Solmundson, he was the Principal of Winnipeg Beach School (1929-1932), Lundar School (1935-1940), Plumas School (1941-1943), Woodlands School (1944-1946), Bradwardine School (1946-1947), Kjarna School (1953-1954), Sinclair School (1954-1956), Big Island School (1956-1957), and Armstrong School (1960-1962). He died at Gimli in April 1981.
Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 April 1981, page 69.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 August 2015
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