Memorable Manitobans: Victoria Olive Crealock Hall (1901-1971)

Educator.

Born at Portage la Prairie on 12 February 1901, daughter of Barry G. Crealock and Susannah B. Troop, she attended Elsmith School, Portage Collegiate, and Wesley College, graduating from the latter in 1925. She taught school for a time. On 11 October 1930, she married Matthew R. Hall (?-1965) at Portage la Prairie. They moved to Lakeland and farmed. In later years, she returning to teaching, as the Principal of Langruth School (1957-1970). She retired in June 1970. She died at Winnipeg on 17 April 1971 and was buried in the Lakeland Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 April 1971, page 11.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2013

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