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Memorable Manitobans: Jacob David “Jake” Pauls (1919-2012)


Born at Alexanderthal, Molotschna, South Russia on 19 January 1919, son of David Franz Pauls (1871-1953) and Sara Martin Dueckmann (1876-1946), he immigrated to Canada and took teacher training. He taught at Emerado School (1942), Bothwell School (1943-1944, Principal), Winkler School (1944), Greenland School (1946, Principal), and Lyman Centre School (1946-1947) before returning as Principal of Bothwell School (1949-1953). He died at St. Catharines, Ontario on 19 April 2012.


“New Bothwell [Sympathies],” Steinbach Carillon, 3 May 2012, page 10C.

Stockert_2015 family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 17 May 2019

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