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Memorable Manitobans: Harry L. Stein (1902-1974)

Educator, physician.

Born in England on 29 December 1902, son of Jacob Stein and Kate Stoller, he came to Canada where he received BA and MA degrees from the University of Manitoba and a PhD in Education from the University of Minnesota (1942). He was the Principal of Benito School (1928-1934) and subsequently taught in the Faculty of Education in the University of Manitoba. In 1956, he moved to the University of British Columbia. He died at Vancouver, BC on 13 March 1974 and was buried there.


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

“Harry L. Stein receives Ph.D. from Minnesota,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 December 1942, page 18.

The Development of Education in Swan River Valley by J. N. R. Clark, MEd thesis, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, 1949.

“2 more quit education staff at U,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 May 1956, page 22.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 July 2014

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