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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Frederick Hyson (1904-1979)

Educator.

Born at Bracknell, England on 13 May 1904, son of Augustus Hyson and Emily Blandford, he taught at Coldwell School (1928-1929) then came to Brandon where he taught at Alexandra School (1931-1935) and Earl Oxford School (1935-1941, 1943-1944) and served as the Principal of Park School (1941-1942) and Fleming School (1942-1943). On 29 September 1933, he married Ruth Elizabeth Bowen at Brandon. They later moved to Oliver, British Columbia. He died at Victoria on 11 February 1979.

Sources:

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

A History of Sandy Lake and District, 1984. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.S32 His]

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 February 2016

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