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Memorable Manitobans: George Edward Whitlaw (1904-1996)

Educator.

Born at Deloraine on 28 May 1904, son of George W. Whitlaw and Alice Colquhoun, he taught at Elgin School (1929-1931) and Carberry School (1931-1934) before moving to Winnipeg where he worked for the Winnipeg School Division, including service as Principal of La Verendrye School (1950-1954) and General Wolfe School (1956-1969). He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 28 June 1996.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 July 1996, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2022

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