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Memorable Manitobans: George Pavlin (1928-2004)

Educator.

Born at Rovno, Poland on 11 May 1928, son of Frank and Anna Pavlin, his childhood was spent at Dauphin. After completing high school, he taught school on permit for one year then attended the Manitoba Teachers’ College, from which he graduated in 1950. After teaching at Ochre River School (1954-1956), he moved to Brandon and taught at George Fitton School (1956-1958), Earl Haig School (1958-1961), and J. R. Reid School (1965-1966). His teaching career ended with service as the Principal of Earl Haig School (1966-1984). While teaching, he received a BA degree from the University of Manitoba and a BEd degree from Brandon University (1968). He died at Brandon on 28 June 2004 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 10 July 2004, page 188.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 June 2021

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