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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Douglas Alexander Thomson (c1919-1965)

Educator.

Born at Portage la Prairie around 1919, he married Stella Ann Szmadylo (1925-2000) at Dauphin in 1942. The couple had two sons. He became a teacher and earned BA (1956) and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He was Principal of Alonsa School (1946-1948) and Glenella School (1948-1953) before moving to Winnipeg and joining the staff of the Winnipeg School Division, teaching Mathematics at Faraday School (1953-1962), David Thompson School (1962-1963), and St. John’s Technical High School (1963-1965). He was a member of the IOOF. He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 17 April 1965 and was buried in Green Acres Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

“Bachelor of Arts general course,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 May 1956, page 8.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 April 1964, page 26.

Obituary [Stella Ann Thomson], Winnipeg Free Press, 8 December 2000, page 46.

Henderson’s Winnipeg Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 15 February 2017

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