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Memorable Manitobans: Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (1896-1973)


Born at Miscou Harbor, New Brunswick in 1896, he graduated from Manhattan University at New York City, as Brother Alleran of the Christian Brother Order. He came to Manitoba in 1948 and served as the Principal of Wellwood School (1948-1949), Rosser Village School (1949-1955), Libau School (1955-1957), Gonor School (1957-1959), Mapleton School (1959-1960), and Walter Whyte School (1960-1969). He was a member of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society and Knights of Columbus. He died at Winnipeg, unmarried, on 13 February 1973 and was buried in the Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens.


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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 February 1973, page 25.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2017

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