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Memorable Manitobans: James Harvey “Jim” Dow (1925-1999)


Born in Winnipeg in 1925, son of Charles Reid Lamond Dow (1885-1961) and Annie Stewart “Nan” Harvey (1898-1999), he was the Principal of Lennox School (1951-1952), Birch River School (1953-1954), and Cartwright School (1956-1959) before he moved to St. Vital in 1959. He was the Vice-Principal of Norberry School (?-?) before moving to Glenlawn Collegiate as Head of its English Department (1958-?). On 28 December 1951, he married Shirley Margaret Irvin (1931-1996) at Winnipeg and they had five children. He was a member of Regents Park United Church. He died at Winnipeg on 7 March 1999.


Marriage registration [Charles Reid Lamond Dow and Annie Stewart Harvey], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Dow-Irvin troth given at Harstone,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 December 1951, page 12.

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

Obituary [Charles Reid Lamond Dow], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 January 1961, page 32.

Obituary [Shirley Margaret Dow], Winnipeg Free Press, 3 April 1996, page 29.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 March 1999, page 34.

Obituary [Annie S. Dow], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 November 1999, page 37.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 June 2021

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