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Memorable Manitobans: Victor Fulton Sanderson (1922-2002)

Educator, school inspector.

Born in 1922, son of Roy and Henny Sanderson, he grew up at Arran and Pelly, Saskatchewan and served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Returning from military duty, he taught for several years in Dauphin elementary schools before serving as Principal of Henderson School (1955-1957) and supervisor of Dauphin elementary schools (1957-1963). In 1963, he was appointed a Manitoba School Inspector, based at McCreary. In 1962, he was elected President of the Dauphin Progressive Conservative Association. He and wife Frances had three sons. He died at Winnipeg on 11 July 2002.

Sources:

“Teachers honor V. F. Sanderson,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 10 July 1963, page 4.

“V. Sanderson on advisory board,” Dauphin Herald, 30 May 1973, page 13.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 July 2002.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 January 2017

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