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Memorable Manitobans: Ronald Victor Shearer (1907-2000)


Born at Swink, Colorado in 1907, he came to Manitoba and taught at Broadlands School (1925), Greenwich School (1926-1927), and Little Mountain School (1927-1929) then was the Principal of Warren School (1929-1931), Tuxedo School (1931-1937), Queen Elizabeth School (1951-1952), Norwood School (1952-1957), and Nelson McIntyre Collegiate (1957-1966). He died at his home in Lower Sackville, New Brunswick on 18 September 2000. He was buried at Winnipeg.


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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 September 2000, page 65.

School Trustee Files [Broadlands School District No. 1945], GR1629, H-14-1-7, Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 September 2020

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