Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years


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

Educator.

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.

Sources:

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

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.