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Memorable Manitobans: William “Bill” Welsh (1936-2017)


Born at Dundee, Scotland on 12 January 1936, he received a degree in engineering and drafting then became an officer in the Merchant Navy. He then obtained a doctoral degree in education and taught school in East Africa before coming to Manitoba. He taught at Kelwood School (?-?), Killarney School (?-?), and Winnipegosis School (1970-1972) before moving to Winnipeg where he was Vice-Principal at Kildonan East Collegiate for 25 years (?-?) and Principal of River East Collegiate (?-?). He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Harness Horsemen Racing Association of Manitoba. He died at Winnipeg on 26 August 2017.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 September 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 February 2018

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