Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 143 years


Memorable Manitobans: John Alexander Jewkes (1901-1971)

Educator.

Born at Dudley, Staffordshire, England on 30 September 1901, son of John W. Jewkes (1874-1969) and Arabella Phillips (1875-1971), he accompanied his family to Canada in 1903. He grew up in Saskatchewan and became a teacher, with his service including a Principalship of Wingham School (1926-1929). He married Edna May Mason (1903-?) and had three children, one of whom was Dorothy Violet Jewkes (1926-2016, wife of L. Saylor). A long-time resident at Shelbrook, Saskatchewan, he moved to Hussar, Alberta around 1970 and died there on 3 January 1971. Burial followed at Royal Oak Burial Park in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Sources:

1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Sayler family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 17 September 2018

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. We acknowledge that the collection contains both reputable and disreputable people. All are worth remembering as a lesson to future generations.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z

Browse deaths occurring in:
1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023


Send corrections and additions to this page
to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban | Firsts | Acknowledgements

Help us keep
history alive!

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2022 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.