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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Victor Balam Lamont (1887-1937)


Born in Manitoba on 13 February 1887, son of T. J. Lamont and Mary Weightman, he attended the Central Normal School then taught school for a time in Saskatchewan before returning to Manitoba. He served as Principal of Elm Creek School (1917-1919), Winnipegosis School (1919-1920), Margaret Scott School (1920-1921), Wellington School (1926-1931), and Ralph Brown School (1935-1937). He also taught at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (1923-1925) and Gordon Bell High School (1931-1935). On 10 August 1908, he married Stella Ball Milligan (c1888-?) in the RM of North Norfolk. They had two daughters: Vera Irene Lamont (b 1912) and Lorna M. Lamont (b 1916). He died at Winnipeg on 7 November 1937.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1916 Canada census, Ancestry.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 October 2017

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