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Memorable Manitobans: George L. Brodersen (1911-1971)

Educator.

Born in England in 1911, he graduated from Oxford University before coming to Winnipeg where he lectured in English at St. John’s College from 1939 to 1946. He transferred to the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba, where he remained for the rest of his life. He was Associate Dean of Arts and Science (1950-1962) and Dean of Studies at St. John’s College (1962-1967). He died at Winnipeg on 16 December 1971.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 December 1971, page 25.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and James Arnett.

Page revised: 11 May 2016

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