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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
This Old
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans: George B. Wilson (c1846-1899)

Educator.

Born in Ontario around 1846, he graduated from the Ontario Normal School and later came to Manitoba were he served as Principal of the West Treherne School No. 537. Married with four children, his death at Treherne, on 17 August 1899, was lamented as “a distinct loss to the cause of education in this province”.

Sources:

1891 Canada census, Ancestry.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Memoirs of a School Inspector: Edward E. Best, 1888-1932 by Gladys M. Best and Hazel M. McFadyen, c1977. [Copy in library of the Manitoba Historical Society]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2012

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