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Memorable Manitobans: Harold Pollock (1928-2008)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg, the youngest of three children of Esther and Abraham Pollock, he received BA, BEd, and MEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. His 33-year career with the Winnipeg School Division was as a teacher and administrator. He taught at Aberdeen School, Kelvin High School, and St. John’s High School. He was the first Principal of the Adult Education Centre (1966-1968), Vice-Principal of Aberdeen School, and Vice-Principal and Principal of Sisler High School. In 1971, he was appointed Superintendent of Secondary Schools and, later, as Superintendent of Schools. He retired in 1984. He was a President of the Manitoba Mathematics Teachers’ Association and a member of the council for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He died at Winnipeg on 1 July 2008 and was buried in the Rosh Pina Memorial Park.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 July 2008, page 49.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 March 2016

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