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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Joseph Salinos (1893-1957)

Educator, school trustee.

Born at Malta in 1893, son of Ennericus Henry “Enrico” Salinos (1857-1938) and Rosaria “Rosina” Assopardi (1871-1938), he immigrated to Canada in 1916 and settled in Manitoba. He taught in rural schools, included Overstone School (1919-1920) and Bukowina School / Lord Roberts School (1920-1923), before serving as the Secretary-Treasurer for the Bradley School District (c1929), after which he returned to the classroom as Principal of Lord Roberts School (1930-1931) and, in later years, as a teacher at Lukowce School (1938-1941), Tolstoi School No. 2 (1948-1949), and Glenmoor School (1949-1950). On 15 July 1922, he married Sophie “Soffie” Drewniak (1906-1976) in the Rural Municipality of Franklin and had a son, Albert Edward Salinos (1923-1972). He resided at 15-1-5E (1926) and later at nearby Tolstoi for many years before his death in 1957, with subsequent burial at the Tolstoi Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Sources:

Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1921 Canada census, Ancestry.

1926 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

“The Trustees of Bradley School require [...],” Manitoba Free Press, 3 August 1929, page 30.

Obituary [Albert Edward Salinos], Steinbach Carillon, 6 December 1972, page 20.

“Lukowce news,” Steinbach Carillon, 6 December 1972, page 29.

Obituary [Soffie Salinos], Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1976, page 39.

“Gardenton and Lukowce S.D.” Steinbach Carillon, 12 January 1977, page 11.

Obituary [Softa Salinos], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 2000, page C9.

Patrick family tree, Ancestry.

Burial transcriptions, Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery [Malta], FindAGrave.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 28 April 2019

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