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Memorable Manitobans: Howard Willard Stevenson (1911-1948)

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Educator.

Born at Killarney on 21 November 1911, son of Fred E. Stevenson and Emily Maude Howard (1884-1961), he was educated at Killarney School and United College. He served as the Principal of Arrow River School (1939-1941), Beulah School (1941-1944), and Miniota School (1944-1947). He taught in Virden (1947-1948) and had accepted the position as Principal of Elkhorn School, to begin in the fall of 1948, when he was killed in a farm accident near Killarney on 30 July 1948. He was buried in the Killarney Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

“Howard Willard Stevenson,” Miniota Herald, 5 August 1948, page 8.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Mary Lee Stevenson Maurel for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2018

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