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Memorable Manitobans: Walter Robert Barnes (c1930-1995)

Educator.

Born around 1930, son of Harry James Barnes (1887-1961) and Edna Mae Paddock (1898-1981), he was Vice-Principal at Krawchyk School (1963-1965) in the Brooklands School District and Principal of Birchwood School (1967-1970) in the St. James School Division. He married Carrie Czornobay (c1931-1997) and they had two daughters. He died at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital on 17 May 1995 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary [Harry James Barnes], Winnipeg Free Press, 9 September 1961, page 47.

Obituary [Edna Mae Barnes], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 June 1981, page 38.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 1995, pg B6

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 May 1995, page B12.

Obituary [Carrie Czornobay Barnes], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 March 1997, page 31.

We thank Gordon Goldsborough for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 25 October 2021

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