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Memorable Manitobans: C. L. Davidson (c1862-?)


Born at Nova Scotia around 1860-1862 into a English family and Baptist upbringing, he taught school in that province by 1881 and was a graduate of the University of Toronto. He moved to Brandon around October 1888 and was Principal of Brandon Collegiate Institute until his resignation in October 1892. His later whereabouts are not yet determined.


1881 & 1891 Canada censuses, Library and Archives Canada.

“City topics [Mr. Davidson ...],” Brandon Sun, 29 October 1885, page 5.

“Personal [Mr. Davidson ...],” Brandon Sun, 5 November 1885, page 9.

“Personals [Mr. Davidson ...], ” Brandon Sun, 27 September 1888, page 8.

“School accommodation,” Brandon Sun, 26 November 1891, page 1.

“Teachers’ institute,” Brandon Sun, 12 May 1892, page 1.

“Opening of the schools,” Brandon Sun, 8 September 1892, page 8.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 22 July 2021

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