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Memorable Manitobans: Ernest George Goodwin (1913-?)

Educator.

Born at Brandon on 1 September 1913, son of George Goodwin (c1872-?) and Wilhelmina Cooper (c1889-?), he taught school at several sites around rural Manitoba. He was Principal of Moosehorn School (1936-1937), after which he taught at Rossburn School (1927-1938) before starting a lengthy tenure at The Pas School (1939-1958), including terms as Principal (1945-1947, 1952-1957) of The Pas School and The Pas Collegiate Institute (1957-1958). Following his departure, a bursary was established in his name. On 24 July 1945, he married Mary Elizabeth Fraser (?-?) at the Swan River United Church. His later whereabouts are unknown.

Sources:

Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1916 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

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

“Goodwin - Fraser,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 July 1945, page 8.

“Carol Berglund awarded $400 bursary,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 October 1963, page 23.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 11 November 2017

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