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Memorable Manitobans: Octavius T. Gamey (1877-1963)


Born in Ontario on 6 August 1877, he came to Manitoba and taught at Rosemount School and Ravens Glen School (1898). He later served as the Principal of Boissevain School (1903-1905) and Strathclair School (1924-1943). On 25 June 1915, he married Viola May McDonagh. He died at Shoal Lake on 24 September 1963 and was buried in Strathclair Cemetery.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Foot Prints & Chalk Dust by Cardale Reunion Book Committee, circa 1981.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 September 1963, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2013

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