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Memorable Manitobans: James Edwards (1892-1967)

Educator.

Born at Liverpool, England, he came to Manitoba where he was the Principal of Lenore School (1929-1930), Whitemouth School (1930-1932), Teulon School (1932-1939), and the Transcona Collegiate (1939-1958). He retired from teaching in 1958. He and wife Edith Sarah Edwards (?-1962) had two sons, both of whom became doctors. He died at Los Angeles, California on 16 February 1967 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.

Sources:

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

“Transcona notes,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 June 1958, page 11.

Obituary [Edith Sarah Edwards], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 October 1962, page 23.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 February 1967, page 30.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 December 2013

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