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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Tierney “Ted” Cantwell (1916-1985)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 31 May 1916, he received his primary education there and graduated from St. Paul’s College. During the Second World War, he served as a Lieutenant with the 21st Field Regiment and remained active in local militia following the war. He attended Brandon College and received BA and BPaed degrees (1953), and a BEd degree from the University of Manitoba (1959). He then embarked on a teaching career with the Brandon School Division, serving as the Principal of Park School in the mid-1960s and retiring in June 1973 as the Principal of King George School. He was a member of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society, Brandon Kinsmen Club, and St. Matthews’ Cathedral. He died at Brandon on 26 May 1985, leaving a widow and two daughters, and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 1 June 1985, page 22.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 January 2014

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