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Memorable Manitobans: Austin Alfred Dale (1911-2003)


Born on a farm in the Rural Municipality of Argyle on 14 July 1911, son of John T. Dale and Adeline E. Dunne, his 41-year teaching career was spent at several places around Manitoba, including at Otterburn, Piney, and Amaranth School. He was the Principal of Connor School (1939-1941), Oakville School (1941-1945), Stony Mountain School (1945-1951), and Brickburn School (1951-1955), after which he moved to Winnipeg. He was a founding member of Wesley United Church (now Immanuel United Church), serving on its board, as its Sunday School Superintendent, and choir member. He died at Winnipeg on 23 March 2003.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 March 2003, page C10.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2014

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