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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley Robert Kitchen (1915-1988)


Born on a farm near Oakville in 1915, son of William and Lucy Kitchen, he was taught by his mother and later attended Normal School and the University of Manitoba, receiving from the latter a BEd degree. His first teaching position was at Portage la Prairie, following by service as Principal of Sinclair School (1941-1942), Ninette School (1945-1946), Binscarth School (1946-1949), Baldur School (1949-1950), Brunkild School (1950-1954), Belmont School (1954-1956), Starbuck School (1957-1960) and Glenboro School (1960-1967). During the Second World War, he was an instructor with the Royal Canadian Air Force. In retirement, he was Manager of the Neepawa Housing Authority. He died at Neepawa on 17 August 1988 and was buried in the Neepawa Cemetery.


1916 Canada census, Ancestry.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 August 1988, page 49.

Obituary [Rose Kitchen], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 May 2000, page 30.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2013

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