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Memorable Manitobans: George Scott Belton (1904-1967)

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George S. Belton
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Educator.

Born at MacGregor on 10 January 1904, son of Frank Belton and Ellen Maria Scott (c1878-1909), he taught at Mather School (1930-1931) and served as Principal of Arden School (1936-1939), Bethany School (1939-1941), Carberry School (1941-1944), Gilbert Plains School, and Foxwarren School (1946-1953). In 1953, he moved to Winnipeg where he was Principal of Queen Elizabeth School (1956-1967). On 26 July 1933, he married nurse Edythe Anna Duncan (1903-1982) and they had a daughter, Sheila Belton. In 1955, he received a Margaret McWilliams Award from the Manitoba Historical Society for his history of Foxwarren School. He died at Winnipeg on 21 March 1967 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 March 1967, page 29.

Crocus Country: A History of Mather & Surrounding Districts by Mather History Committee, 1981.

Obituary [Edythe Anna Belton], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 July 1982, page 40.

We thank Nathan Kramer, Sheila Dresen, and Curt Belton for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 April 2017

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