Memorable Manitobans: Emerson Goldwin Christilaw (1904-1978)
Born in the RM of Westbourne on 4 March 1904, son of John Albert Christilaw and Mary Haney (1878-?), he attended the Central Normal School (1923) at Winnipeg. He taught at King George School (1931-1932), David Livingstone School (1932-1933), Park School (1934-1936), and Central School (1936-1938) then served as the Principal of Fleming School (1938-1941). On 12 August 1931, he married Rietta Christina Taylor (?-1977) at East St. Paul.
Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“Treherne paragraphs,” Manitoba Free Press, 26 December 1923, page 6.
Obituary [Reita Christina Christilaw], Winnipeg Tribune, 26 March 1977.
Obituary [Emerson Christilaw], Winnipeg Tribune, 30 June 1978.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 15 July 2022