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Memorable Manitobans: William George Hume (1902-1967)

Educator.

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 School (?-?). 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.

Sources:

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 September 2020

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