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Memorable Manitobans: Rudolph Alexander Storch (1903-1988)

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Born in Hungary in July 1903, son of John Storch (1877-1952) and Susanna Storch (1878-1950), he came to Winnipeg with his family in 1905. He received a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Manitoba (1927) then was the Principal of Knowles School (1933-1935) and taught at Cecil Rhodes School (1935-1942) and St. John’s High School (1942-1953). He was Vice-Principal of King Edward School (1953-1954) and Earl Grey School (1954-1957) and ended his career teaching at Elmwood High School (1958-1967). On 6 September 1930, he married Evelyn Catherine Coreau (1905-1979) at Port Arthur (now Thunder Bay), Ontario. They had no children. He died at Winnipeg on 14 January 1988 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

See also:

Cool Things in the Collection: Rare Footage of the 1939 Royal Visit: The R. A. Storch Films by Wayne Chan
Manitoba History, Number 75, Summer 2014

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Society,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 September 1930, page 7.

Obituary [Mrs. John Storch], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 July 1950, page 25.

Obituary [John Storch], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 July 1952, page 28.

Obituary [Evelyn Catherine Storch], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 December 1979, page 23.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 January 1988, page 28.

We thank Nathan Kramer, Wayne Chan, and Hugh McGoldrick for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 February 2018

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