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Memorable Manitobans: John Vanderstoel (1933-2013)


Born at Rotterdam, The Netherlands on 23 July 1933, he emigrated to Canada with his family in 1953. He began a teaching career at Chicken Hill School then moved to La Riviere School (1958-1960) and Stonewall School before settling in Winnipeg, where he was the Principal of Chapman School. In 1964, he began teaching at the Collegiate Department at United College, eventually moving into administration, first as Dean of Collegiate, then as Dean of the Faculty of Education and Director of Continuing Education. He retired in 1991. He died at Winnipeg on 19 April 2013.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 April 2013, page B7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 January 2015

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