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Memorable Manitobans: Thaddeus Edward “Ted” Witoski (1932-2014)


Born on the family farm near Tyndall on 21 July 1932, he attended the Central Normal School then embarked on a 35-year teaching career. He taught at Bannatyne School (1953-1956) and Deer Lodge Junior High School (1956-c1964). He was later a Principal in the St. James Assiniboia School Division, including service at St. Charles School (1967-1968), Hedges Junior High School (1968-1976), Ness Junior High School (1977-1981), and Sansome Junior High School (1981-1985), then Vice-Principal of John Taylor Collegiate (1986-1987). He died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 9 September 2014.


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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 September 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper and Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2020

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