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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Jordan School / Plumas School No. 88 (Plumas, RM of Westbourne)

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Known originally as the Jordan School District when it was organized in March 1880, it became Plumas Consolidated School No. 88 in 1917. The Plumas School operated in the village of Plumas in the Municipality of Westbourne.

Principals

Period

Principal

1914-1915

Norman McLeod

1915-1916

Robert C. Moir

1916-1918

Martin Murphy

1918-1921

Wilfred Gilbert Pearce (1893-1975)

1921-1924

Dwight Nugent Ridd (1900-1976)

1924-1929

A. H. Foster

1929-1930

Victor Wellington Jenkins (1884-?)

1930-1932

Samuel Howard “Sam” Doctoroff (1907-1978)

1932-1934

Henry Irvine Graham (1903-1991)

1934-1935

George Harold Laycup (1902-1960)

1935-1938

Glenn Homer Turner (1912-1987)

1938-1939

W. K. McMurchy

1939-1940

William H. Murphy

1940-1941

Edward Marshall Maguire (1915-2005)

1941-1943

Benjamin Franklin Olson (1898-1981)

1943-1946

Agnes Sherrard Crickard (1891-1965)

1946-1952

Mac Lane Turner (1915-1956)

1952-1968

Clair Edmond Dawson (?-1995)

1968-1969

D. Smith

1969-1971

C. E. Dawson

1971-1973

L. Tyerman

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Plumas School were Lillian Lawson, Gordon Victor Reynolds (1955-1956), and Marianne Brandt (1963-1964).

Photos & Maps

Plumas School

Plumas School (no date) by C. K. Rogers
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 25.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.38672, W99.08292
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

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 Henry Esau for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 January 2017

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