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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander McLaren Baxter (1907-1994)

Educator.

Born at Binscarth on 16 November 1907, son of Duncan Alexander Baxter and Margaret Maud McLaren (1878-1959), he attended Central School in Transcona. On 10 August 1929, he married Maisie Vera Skuse at Winnipeg. Following after his father, he became a teacher and taught at Dallas School (1935-1936) and was Principal of Lennox School (1936-1938) and Kemnay School (1939-1941), and was Vice-Principal (1941-1944) and Principal (1944-1946) at Fort Garry High School. He later moved to Georgetown, Ontario where he died on 25 February 1994.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

1916, 1921, & 1926 Canada censuses, Library and Archives Canada.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Family tree, Ancestry

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 18 June 2022

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