Memorable Manitobans: Henry Johnston “Harry” Everall (1877-1933)
Educator, school inspector.
Born at Listowel, Ontario on 18 April 1877, , son of Thomas Everall and Janet Scott, brother of Earl S. Everall, he came to Neepawa at the age of four years and was educated there, at Portage la Prairie, and at the University of Manitoba (BA). He became a teacher, working at Elam School and Belle Plain School, and eventually served as Principal of the Roblin School for 14 years. He was Principal at Austin School (1906-1910), Dominion City School, Goose Lake School, and Dauphin School. In August 1927, he was appointed a Manitoba School Inspector, based successively at Roblin and Dauphin.
On 22 January 1916, he married Kathleen Coppinger at Winnipeg. They had a son, Thomas Everall. He was an active member of the Manitoba Educational Association and a charter member of the Manitoba Teachers’ Federation.
He suffered a fatal heart attack on 23 October 1933, in the RM of Ochre River while driving back to Dauphin from a visit to Verdun School No. 863. He was found dead in his car by the side of the road. He was buried in Dauphin Riverside Cemetery.
Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
“Funeral service held at Dauphin for H. J. Everall,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 1933, page 3.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 7 September 2014
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