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Memorable Manitobans: Peter Edward Lewis (1919-2012)

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Educator.

Born Peter Lewiski at Gilbert Plains on 22 May 1919, he spent over 35 years as a teacher, Vice-Principal, and Principal, including service as the Principal of Jameswood School (1965-1966) and Golden Gate School (1966-1974). During the Second World War, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and received the Distinguished Flying Cross. He died at Winnipeg on 9 March 2012.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 March 2012, page 29.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 May 2015

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