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Memorable Manitobans: Raymond Matthew Bates (1941-2017)


Born at East Selkirk on 11 May 1941, son of Matthew Bates (1915-1982) and Pearl Bates (?-?), he received BSc and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He taught in the Winnipeg School Division at Earl Grey School (1964-1966) and Kelvin High School (?-?) and served as Vice-Principal of Sargent Park School (?-?) and Principal of Queenston School (?-?) and Gladstone School (?-?). He died at Winnipeg on 29 November 2017.


Obituary [Matthew Bates], Winnipeg Free Press, 4 November 1982, page 51.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 December 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 December 2017

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