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Memorable Manitobans: Allin John Pybus (1913-1991)


Born on a farm near Manitou on 6 January 1913, son of Thomas Pybus and Elizabeth Wray, he received a BA degree from United College and BEd and MEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He taught at Archibald School (1931-1935), Maple Leaf School, and Crystal City School, and served as the teaching Principal of Nesbitt School (1939-1940) and Wawanesa School (1940-1941). He then moved to Winnipeg where he taught at Robert H. Smith Junior High School (1944-1951) and Gordon Bell High School (1951-1955). Finally, he was the Principal of Brock Corydon School (1955-1961) and Machray School (1961-1972). He was a member of Westworth United Church, Winnipeg Winter Club, and Breezy Bend Country Club. He died at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital on 18 October 1991.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth registration [William John Pybus], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Turning Leaves: A History of La Riviere and District by La Riviere Historical Book Committee, c1979. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.L38 Tur]

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 October 1991, page 49.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2018

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