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Memorable Manitobans: John Peter Tutkaluke (1914-1994)

Educator.

Born at Seech on 19 August 1914, son of Peter and Julia Tutkaluke, he attended Flower School, Oakburn School, and the Brandon Normal School. In later years, he received BA and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He taught school at various points in rural Manitoba, including service as Principal of Angus School (1944-1946, 1952-1954), Beulah School (1949-1951), and McCreary School (1960-1961). The last seven years of his career were spent as a councellor at the Gimli High School. He travelled extensively in retirement then returned to Gimli where he died, unmarried, on 3 May 1994.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 May 1994, page 39.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 August 2020

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