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Memorable Manitobans: Earl Augustus Ross (1890-?)


Born at Grand Falls, New Brunswick on 15 September 1890, the son of educator Dr. Demore Wellington Ross (1863-?) and Ella Kent (1876-?). He moved to Manitoba and taught at Lyleton School (1910-1911). He served as Principal of Crystal City School (1912-1913), Alexander School (1914-1916), and Britannia School (1916-1926). He was a charter member of the Gyro Club of Winnipeg. He was reportedly deceased prior to May 1962.


Birth registration, New Brunswick Vital Statistics.

1901 & 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

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

“New head of school appointed,” Manitoba Free Press, 2 June 1948, page 5.

“It’s Rule Britannia in St. James Friday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 April 1962, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 24 December 2015

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