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Memorable Manitobans: Clarence Harold Hand (1894-?)

Educator, bryologist.

Born at Norwich, Ontario on 19 October 1894, son of John Hand and Margaret Ann Moore, he came to Manitoba and was the Principal of Snowflake School (1920-1923, 1925-1928). He was a keen amateur collector of mosses. On 29 June 1926, he married Ida Elizabeth Shilson (1896-?) at Morden. They moved to Thamesville, Ontario where they were living in retirement as of 1962.


Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.

1921 Canada census, Ancestry.

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

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Voter registration lists, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 January 2015

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