Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

Fall Field Trip 2019
MHS
Fall
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Ernest Sidney Heys (1903-1979)

Educator.

Born at Neepawa on 2 October 1903, son of Alfred Heys and Emma Hammond, his 33-year teaching career including service as the Principal of Decker School (1927-1931) and Oak River School (1932-1937). He then moved to Winnipeg where he taught for many years, serving as Vice Principal of Isaac Brock School (1953-1955), and Vice-Principal (1955-1958) then Principal (1958-1969) of Lord Selkirk School, retiring in 1969. On 13 August 1929, he married Muriel Agnes Beatrice Dudley at Brandon. They had two children. He died suddenly at his Winnipeg home on 25 December 1979. He donated his body for medicinal education and was later interred in Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 December 1979, page 28.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2016

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 and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

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

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.