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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: John Adrian Ashley (1902-1987)

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John Adrian Ashley
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Educator.

Born at Boissevain on 7 August 1902, son of William H. Ashley and Margaret Hahn, he was the Principal of Miami School (1934-1938) and Brooke School (1951-1956, 1958-1962). He was President of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society (1954-1955). From 1956 to 1958, he taught the children of Canadian military personnel in West Germany. He died at Winnipeg on 5 October 1987.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“4 Manitoba teachers arrive in Germany,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 September 1956, page 3.

The History of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society by Haraldur Victor Vidal, MA thesis, University of Manitoba, 1958.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 October 1987, page 59.

We thank Mireille Theriault (Manitoba Teachers’ Society) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 February 2019

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