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Memorable Manitobans: Arnold Marshall Leech (1911-1998)


Born at Virden on 2 September 1911, son of Marshall Leech and Edith Mary Knight, he was the Principal of Brant School (1944-1947), Gunton School (1947-1948), Altamont School (1948-1952), Snow Lake School (1952-1953), Cardale School (1953-1955), Pipestone School (1955-1961), and Reston School (1961-1973). He died at Reston on 26 February 1998 and was buried in the Reston Cemetery.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 March 1998, page 37.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2013

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