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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: James Thomas Hulme (1864-1938)

Educator.

Born at Manchester, England in June 1864, he emigrated to Manitoba in 1888 and attended the University of Manitoba. During a 47-year teaching career, he taught at Prairie School (1894, 1897), Clairmont School (1903), Deer Range School, and Norfolk School (1911) and served as Principal of Elphinstone School (1915-1916), Rutherglen School (1919-1920), Sperling School (1920-1921), Langruth School (1921-1923), Austin School (1923-1924), Plum Coulee School (1924-1926), Warren School (1926-1927), and Holmfield School (1928-1933). He retired to MacGregor in 1935 and, the following year, he received an Edward VIII Coronation Medal in recognition of his community service. He and wife Anna Eliza Fluery (1881-1976) had two children: James Nelson Hulme (b 1901) and Anna Alice Hulme (b 1902, wife of Leslie Bowes). He died during a visit to Winnipeg, on 27 April 1938, and was buried in the MacGregor Cemetery.

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 May 1938, page 5.

A Rear View Mirror: A History of the Austin and Surrounding Districts by Anne M. Collier, Altona: Friesen Printing, 1967, page 378.

We thank Elizabeth Hulme Radford for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 February 2015

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