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Born at Winnipeg on 13 November 1942, son of Peter Archibald “Archie” Post (c1915-1978) and Hazel Margaret Post (c1921-1966), he attended Sir Sam Steele School, Lord Nelson School, Andrew Mynarski VC School, Sisler High School, and the Manitoba Teachers’ College. He began his education career at Norwood School (1963-1965), followed by a period as Teaching Principal of Brant School (1965-1985), and taught briefly at Woodlands School (1985-?), later becoming a permanent supply teacher for many years, before spending his last two years at Stonewall Centennial School (1995-1997), after which he retired. From 2002 to 2011, he worked at Adesa Winnipeg. He and his wife, Heather, met in 1958 and later married at Robertson Church in Winnipeg, in December 1966. The couple had no children. He was a member of the Stonewall Kinsmen, Stonewall Lions Club, Stonewall Legion, and a volunteer sports coach. He died at his Argyle residence on 18 June 2011.

Sources:

Obituary [Hazel Margaret Post], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 July 1966, page 27.

Obituary [Peter Archibald Post], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 June 1978, page 55.

Retirements, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 July 1997, page C6.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 June 2011, page B17.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 6 October 2014

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