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Memorable Manitobans: Ronald Victor Shearer (1907-2000)

Educator.

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.

Sources:

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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