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Memorable Manitobans: Norman Oliver Finnigan (1908-1988)


Born at Ste. Anne on 21 February 1908, son of John W. Finnigan and Francesca Pelland, he was the Principal of St. Claude School (1928-1929), Swan Lake School (1938-1941), Baldur School (1941-1946), and Grandin School (1946-1948). He moved to British Columbia where he continued teaching for a time. He died at New Westminster, British Columbia on 15 April 1988 and was buried in the Coquitlam Cemetery.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2014

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