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Memorable Manitobans: Ronald Paul “Don” Dubinski (c1942-1974)


Born in Winnipeg around 1942, son of Joseph Dubinski (1905-1988) and Helena Baizer (1917-1993), he grew up at Anola, graduating from Teachers College in 1960, and earning a BA degree (1969) from the University of Manitoba. He was the Principal of Green Bay School (1960-1964) before teaching at East St. Paul Collegiate / Robert Andrews School (1964-1974) in the River East School Division. He was involved with the Winnipeg Rods, West End Rams, and St. James Rams football teams as well as the musical bands “The Tumbleweeds” and the “Crezcendos.” He and his wife Vivian had one daughter. He died at the Health Sciences Centre on 11 March 1974 and was buried in the Millbrook Cemetery.


Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 March 1974, page 31.

Obituary [Joseph Dubinski], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 February 1988, page 31.

Obituary [Helena Dubinski], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 June 1993, page C5.

Winnipeg estate file PR93-01-30413, Helena Dubinski, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 7 August 2017

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