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Memorable Manitobans: Victor Wellington Jenkins (1884-?)


Born in New Brunswick on 14 June 1884, son of Wellington and Margaret Jenkins, he came to Manitoba where he taught at Lyleton School (1911-1912) then served successively as the Principal of Napinka School (1912-1914), Russell School (1915-1916), Brickburn School (1922-1924), Snowflake School (1924-1925), Medora School (1925-1926), Plumas School (1929-1930), and Glenella School (1930-1936). He later taught at Russell School (c1940) and in Saskatchewan. On 28 August 1912, he married Violet Mary Quesnel (1896-?) at Brandon.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Voter lists, Ancestry.

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

Harvests of Time: History of the R.M. of Edward by Edward History Book Committee, 1983, pages 160-165.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 July 2014

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