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Gerald Lionel Kuran

Educator, civil servant.

He taught at Golden Stream School (1946-1947), Margaret Hayworth School (1947-1949), and Austin School (1949-1950) and served as Principal of Langruth School (1950-1955) and Stony Mountain School (1955-1956). By 1958, he was living in Winnipeg with his wife Beatrice and working as a provincial civil servant helping to develop airports, highways, and other infrastructure in northern Manitoba. He later relocated to Thompson where he was Director of Operations for the Manitoba Department of Northern Affairs. In the 1970s, he became a member of the Khartum Shriners and was interested in antique automobiles.

Sources:

Canadian voter lists, Ancestry.

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

“First plane lands on Pikwitonei airstrip,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 July 1970, page 64.

“Presidents’ pick,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 December 2008, page 71.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 January 2017

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