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Memorable Manitobans: William John Schultz (1899-1988)


Born in 1899, one of seven children, he taught at Deerwood School (1925) and served as the Principal of Mowat School (1930-1931), Hargrave School (1933-1935), Oakburn School (1935-1936), Oldenburg School (1941-1949), Woodlands School (1949-1950), and Winnipeg Falls South School (1953-1959). He then returned to the classroom at Whitemouth School before taking on the responsibilities of Secretary-Treasurer for the school district. In retirement, he moved to Morden and took up travelling the world. He died, unmarried, at the Morden General Hospital on 30 March 1988 and his cremains were interred in the German Cemetery.


“Whitemouth Consolidated Elementary School District No. 139,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 April 1967, page 41.

Winnipeg Estate file PR88-01-11672, William Schultz, Archives of Manitoba.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 April 1988, page 38.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 January 2017

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