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Memorable Manitobans: John Henry Doughty (c1900-1958)


He taught at Plainview School (1920) and Russell School and served as Principal at Fairfax School (1931-1936), Brookdale School (1936-1941), Griswold School (1941-1944), Snowflake School (1951-1957), Darlingford School (1957-1958), and Franklin School (1958). On 4 April 1923, he married Pearl Edna Ferguson at Carman. They had a daughter, Mrs. Vince Bates. He died at Franklin on 4 November 1958 and was buried in Neepawa Riverside Cemetery.


Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 November 1958, page 24.

Country Schools of Gilbert Plains by Barry Randell, 2006.

We thank Ed Arndt for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 March 2014

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