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Memorable Manitobans: William George Hume (1902-1967)


Born at Silver Creek on 25 November 1902, son of William Hume (1874-1931) and Agnes Mitchell (1875-1911), his teaching career included terms at Westerham School (1922-1924), Greenway School (1925-1928), Melita School (?-?), and Boissevain Collegiate (1959-1964). He served as the Principal of Deleau School (1935-1942), Alexander School (1942-1950), Clandeboye School (1950-1956), and Balmoral School (1956-1959). He retired in 1964. Married to Mary Hume with two children, he was a member of the St. Paul’s United Church and Alexander Masonic Lodge. He died at Brandon on 23 February 1967 and was buried in the Alexander Cemetery.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 March 1967, page 42.

The Interlake Beckoned: A History of Inwood and Surrounding Districts by Inwood History Book Committee, 1980. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.I59 Int]

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 December 2021

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