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Manitoba Organization: Transcona School District No. 39

Link to:
Board Chairs | Inspectors / Superintendents | Assistant Superintendents | Secretary-Treasurers | Trustees | Schools

Known originally as the South Springfield School District when it was established in September 1876, it became the Transcona School District when the Town of Transcona grew up around it. The District was succeeded by the Transcona-Springfield School Division No. 12.

Board Chairs (1879-1960)

Term

Chair

1879

Angus E. McLeod

1880

William H. Colbert

1881

Alex Gibson

1882

Angus E. McLeod

1883-1885

James Munroe

1886-1887

John Matheson

1888

J. Gunn

1889

John Matheson

1890

John Matheson
John P. Campbell

1891

?

1892

T. H. Corregan

1893

John Matheson

1894-1904

?

1905

John Matheson

1906-1911

?

1912

John William Gunn (1865-1946)

1913

J. W. Vincent
Matt Hall

1914

John McLean

1915

C. G. Fieldhouse

1916

John McLean

1917

George Verner

1918-1920

John William Gunn (1865-1946)

1921

James Mitchell

1922-1924

William J. Iball

1925

L. H. Head

1926-1934

William Jones

1935

H. Hosfield

1936-1939

W. Haigh

1940-1944

A. T. Bate

1945

Mrs. S. F. Haskett

1946

J. S. Johnston

1947

Melvin Justus Given McMullen “Len Vintus” (1903-1999)

1948-1950

J. S. Johnston

1950-1951

S. Ronald Buxton

1952-1962

Arthur Henry Day (1916-1962)

1963-1967

Harold Coveney Hatcher (1903-1972)

Schools

The following are schools that have operated in the School District.

John W. Gunn School (351 Harold Avenue West)

Radisson School (1105 Winona Street)

Regent Park School (411 Moroz Street)

Transcona Central School (Oxford Street)

Transcona Collegiate Institute (1305 Winona Street)

Wayoata School (605 Wayoata Street)

Westview School (600 Hoka Street)

See Also

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Transcona School District Centennial Plaque (760 Kildare Avenue East, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Transcona, On the Horizon of a Great Future, Golden Jubilee, 1911-1961. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.T73 Tra.

From Slate to Computer in the Transcona-Springfield Area 1873-1983 by Nan Shipley, 1983, pages 335-338.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 February 2019

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