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Memorable Manitobans: John A. “Jack” Urquhart (?-?)

Educator.

He earned a BA degree from Manitoba College (1893), taught at Reston School (1894-?) and Waskada School (1912-1913), and was Principal of Oak River School (1916-1917). Following the Brandon Ultimatum in the spring of 1922, he joined the Brandon School District, first as a teacher and then as Principal of David Livingstone School (1922). His whereabouts after 1922 are not yet determined.

Sources:

“The end of the race [Degrees],” Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 2 June 1893, page 5.

“Reston,” Manitoba Morning Free Press, 12 January 1894, page 7.

“Manitoba College notes,” Winnipeg Daily Tribune, 14 July 1894, page 2.

“Reston,” Manitoba Morning Free Press, 18 July 1894, page 3.

“Reston,” Manitoba Morning Free Press, 24 April 1894, page 7.

“Further lists of promotions at public schools [David Livingstone],” Brandon Daily Sun, 7 July 1922, page 10.

We thank Sheri Bailey (Brandon Teachers' Association) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 May 2022

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