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Memorable Manitobans: John Gilbank Anderson (1912-2003)


Born at McAuley on 14 November 1912, son of Burton Anderson (1880-1954) and Margaret Gilbank (c1885-1934), he worked as a teacher in rural Manitoba, including at Moline School (1940-1941) and was Principal of Warren School (1942-1943), West Treherne School (1944-1946), Rossburn School (1946-1947), Elkhorn School (1947-1948), Lenore School (1948-1949), and San Antonio School (1950-1952). He married in 1940 and later retired to British Columbia. He died at Summerland, British Columbia on 8 June 2003.


Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Midsummer entrance examination results announced [Inspector Beveridge’s Division - Pass],” Manitoba Free Press, 18 July 1924, page 6.

“Burton Anderson, 73, is buried at McAuley,” Brandon Sun, 29 April 1951, page 3.

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This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 February 2018

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