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Memorable Manitobans: James Corrigill (1857-1922)

Educator.

Born at Hamilton, Ontario on 18 July 1857, he was Principal of Elm Creek School (1912-1917), Dominion City School (1917-1918), Alexander School (1918-1919), and Graysville School (1920-1922). He and wife Martha Corrigill (?-1925) had no children. He died at Graysville on 1 December 1922 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

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

1921 Canada census, Ancestry.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2022

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