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Memorable Manitobans: William James Bond (1868-1941)

Educator.

Born in Ontario on 16 April 1868, he lived in Winnipeg before moving to rural Manitoba where he was the Principal of Binscarth School (1922-1937) and Elphinstone School (1937-1941). On 18 August 1897, he married Sarah Irene Gordon (1869-1951), daughter of Robert Gordon, at Winnipeg. They had three children: Mary Irene Bond (1898-1974, wife of William Thomas Fraser), Ethel Mildred Bond (1902-?, wife of M. Herman), and John Gordon Bond (1908-?). He died in the RM of Strathclair on 21 October 1941 and was buried in the Binscarth Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1926 Canada census, FamilySearch.

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

Obituary [Mary Irene Fraser], Russell Banner, 14 March 1974, page 5.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2019

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