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Memorable Manitobans: Anthony “Tony” Romanow (1919-2014)


Born at Winnipeg in 1919, eldest child of Michaelina and Michael Romanow, he was educated at Norquay School, St. John’s High School, and the Central Normal School. He taught briefly at Cloverleaf School then, in 1942, he enlisted in the Canadian military, serving in Italy and Holland. He returned home, married in 1946, and completed BA and BEd degrees. He taught in the Winnipeg School Division and was the Vice-Principal of Hugh John Macdonald School (1961-1964) and Churchill High School (1966-1967), and Principal of Cecil Rhodes School (1967-1973), and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (1973-1980). He died at Winnipeg on 25 May 2014.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 May 2014, page B8.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 January 2018

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