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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Emerson School No. 27 (Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The Emerson School District was established formally in July 1875 in Emerson. In 1959, it was consolidated with Aux Marais School No. 55, Dufferin School No. 82, Manchester School No. 251, Middleville School No. 295, and Post Road School No. 1280 to form Emerson Consolidated School No. 2365. In 1967, it joined the Boundary School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1889-1890

John Cameron Saul (1869-1939)

1890-1892

J. W. Litch

1892-1898

?

1898-1899

Charles Brack

1899-1902

Alexander Gilbert McArthur (1869-?)

1902-1905

Clarence Church Stewart (1871-1950)

1905-1906

Angus McNevin (1862-1923)

1906-1907

William Robertson Beveridge (1873-1949)

1907-1910

Duncan Crerar (1877-1910)

1910-1913

Frederick H. Burkholder (1888-?)

1913-1915

Harold Ludlow Albright (1888-1955)

1915-1916

Harold Elwin Riter (1892-1967)

1916-1917

George William Burrell (1857-1941)

1917-1918

James Malcolm Carmichael (1885-1931)

1918-1920

John H. Snyder (c1874-?)

1920-1921

J. de B. Saunderson

1921-1923

Alfred James Struthers (c1890-?)

1923-1930

George Wesley Darnell White (1891-1947)

1930-1937

Duncan Bruce Moorhead (1889-1951)

1937-1940

H. S. McIntyre

1940-1941

William Moore (1914-1983)

1941-1942

William G. Kelly

1942-1947

James Edwin Scarrow (1902-1982)

1947-1951

James Hugh Cameron (1890-1981)

1951-1953

Carl Leo Pokrant (1908-1992)

1953-1956

Chester MacMillan Fraser (1904-1975)

1956-1957

D. W. C. Rowan

1957-1960

John Martens

1960-1961

E. P. Van Der Hoeven

1961-1963

Jean Stuart Williamson (c1920-2015)

1963-1965

James F. Blewett

1965-1966

Jean Stuart Williamson (c1920-2015)

1966-1972

Peter Yarmie (1933-1988)

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Emerson School were D. H. McCalman (c1882), J. L. Morrow, Gertrude B. Perrin, John W. Carroll, J. Muriel Smith (wife of Michael Ewanchuk), and Emily A. Fingland.

Photos & Maps

Emerson School building erected in 1906

Emerson School building erected in 1906 (circa 1906)
Source: Education Department Report, 1906, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Emerson School

Emerson School (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 11.

Emerson School grounds

Emerson School grounds (circa 1945)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.00447, W97.21085
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Emerson Elementary School (323 Emerson Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

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

“Emerson, Man,” Western Canada Fire Underwriters’ Association map, March 1912, Archives of Manitoba.

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 July 2019

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