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Memorable Manitobans: George Oswald Hinds (1906-1969)

Educator.

Born at Regina, Saskatchewan in February 1906, son of Rev. George Hinds, he came to Manitoba where he was the Principal of Grey School (1931-1933), Alonsa School (1936-1937), and Lyleton School (1938-1940). In 1940, he enlisted with the Fort Garry Horse and served until 1944. Returning from military duty, he resumed his education career, as the Principal of Altamont School (1944-1948) and Miami School (1948-1950). In 1951, he enlisted with the Canadian Army Pay Corps and served until being discharged in 1956. He then went back to teaching as the Principal of Graysville School (1956-1958) then moved to St. James where he resided for the remainder of his life, and taught at St. James schools. He was a prolific amateur photographer and an avid curler, being a member of the Deer Lodge Curling Club and Charleswood Curling Club. He died at Winnipeg on 16 July 1969 and was buried in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

See also:

Canadian Photography of the ‘50s & ‘60s by George Oswald Hinds by D. Kent Mackey

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 July 1969, page 31.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 February 2014

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