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Memorable Manitobans: Bethel Harold Stinson (1903-1960)


Born in the RM of Arthur on 17 February 1903, son of Robert Stinson and Emma Thackery, he taught at North Antler School (1923-1924) and other rural Manitoba schools, then was the Principal of Wawanesa School (1932-1936) and Carberry School (1938-1939). He moved to Winnipeg in 1943 and taught at General Wolfe School for two years. He was the Sunday School Superintendent at Westminster United Church and Secretary of the IOOF Service Board. He died at Winnipeg on 12 April 1960 and was buried in the Garry Memorial Park.

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Harold Melville Stinson (1904-1977)


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 April 1960, page 8.

Harvests of Time: History of the R.M. of Edward by Edward History Book Committee, 1983, page 168.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 July 2014

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