Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 143 years

Memorable Manitobans: Roy Bernard Lobb (1903-1981)

Educator, singer.

Born at Gladstone on 21 November 1903, son of Benjamin Fletcher Lobb (1864-1953) and Minerva Catherine McConnell (1870-1936), he taught at Floradale School (1920-1921) before moving to Brandon where he taught at David Livingstone School (1931-1936), Earl Oxford School (1936-1937), Earl Haig School (1937-1939), and Alexandra School (1939-1941), and was the Principal of David Livingstone School (1941-1942) and Park School (1942-1944). He was active in choral singing while at Brandon. In 1945, he moved to Fernie, British Columbia and taught English and Music there. He later moved to Kelowna where he was head of the high school English department. He died at Kelowna, British Columbia on 21 October 1981.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“20 years ago today,” Brandon Sun, 5 August 1965, page 11.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Judy Puddy for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 March 2018

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. We acknowledge that the collection contains both reputable and disreputable people. All are worth remembering as a lesson to future generations.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z

Send corrections and additions to this page
to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban | Firsts | Acknowledgements

Help us keep
history alive!

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2022 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.