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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swan Lake School No. 345 (Swan Lake, RM of Lorne)

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The Swan Lake School District was organized formally in November 1884. It operated a school in Swan Lake in the Municipality of Lorne. In 1959, it became Swan Lake Consolidated School No. 345 and became part of the Mountain School Division in 1971.

Principals

Period

Principal

1905-1906

Fred C. Brooks

1906-1907

John W. Morrison

1907-1908

Herbert H. McIntosh

1908-1910

H. P. Wyness

1910-1912

?

1912-1916

George William Burrell (1857-1941)

1916-1917

Thomas Patrick King (1873-1954)

1917-1919

Murray L. Waters

1919-1920

Claude Elmer Luther Hogarth Law (1881-1959)

1920-1923

?

1923-1924

Hazel Alexina McDonald Parkinson (1898-1981)

1924-1925

?

1925-1926

James Alvin Leslie

1926-1927

David Raymond “Ray” Falconer (1904-1989)

1927-1928

Harry Blair

1928-1930

John Herman Oddstad (1902-1983)

1930-1931

Kathleen Winder

1931-1936

Miss M. Laura Martin

1936-1938

Daniel McKenty Slater (1909-1975)

1938-1941

Norman Oliver Finnigan (1908-1988)

1941-1943

Alexander John Wilson (1913-1991)

1943-1946

Jean C. Arthur

1946-1949

Anne Sims Crichton (1910-1994)

1949-1955

Ronald Morris Bean (1922-2013)

1955-1959

Dennis L. Hennesay

1959-1960

R. Tainchaud

1960-1962

Sister M. Charles

Teachers

Among the teachers of Swan Lake School were A. J. Manning and Peter L. Hyde.

Photos & Coordinates

Swan Lake School

Swan Lake School (circa 1907)
Source: Education Department Report, 1907, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Four-classroom Swan Lake School

Four-classroom Swan Lake School (circa 1926) by D. R. Falconer
Source: David Falconer

Swan Lake School

Swan Lake School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 34.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.41092, W98.79275
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Swan Lake, Man,” Western Canada Fire Underwriters’ Association map, 12 October 1916, Archives of Manitoba.

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 Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 August 2019

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