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Memorable Manitobans: David James “Jim” Fleck (1924-2007)


Born at Gladstone on 4 May 1924, the only son of William and Mary Fleck, he was educated at Gladstone School and the Central Normal School then he spent three years in the Royal Canadian Air Force. His first teaching job was at Starbuck School then he moved to the Winnipeg School Division where he taught at Isaac Brock School and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate. He served as the Principal of Lansdowne School (c1974) and Wellington School. In retirement, he returned to Gladstone where he was active at the Gladstone Museum. He died at Gladstone, unmarried, on 21 November 2007 and was buried in the Gladstone Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 November 2007.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 September 2015

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