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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew John Legebokoff (c1924-2014)

Educator.

Born at Arran, Saskatchewan around 1924, son of John Legebokoff and Annie Popoff, he attended Benito School and teacher training at the Central Normal School in Winnipeg. Further academic credentials included BA (1960) and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He taught in rural Manitoba schools and served as Principal of Riding Mountain School (1950-1952), Alpine School (1954-1961), Durban School (1961-1962), Bowsman School (1962-1964), Shoal Lake School (1967-1968, 1969-1973), then retiring as Principal from Shoal Lake Collegiate. He moved to Saskatchewan where he was a member of the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation and volunteered as a community historian and English teacher for local immigrants. He died unmarried at Kamsack, Saskatchewan on 30 November 2014.

Sources:

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

“Number of graduates approaches all-time high [Bachelor of Arts General Course],” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 May 1961, page 40.

Obituary, 30 November 2014, Andrychuk Funeral Home.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 December 2016

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