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Memorable Manitobans: Raymond John Longfield (1923-2003)

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Raymond John Longfield
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Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 23 July 1923, he was educated at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate then taught briefly in rural Manitoba before enlisting with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. When he returned from military service, he completed a BA degree in French then embarked in a life-long career in education. He taught English at Churchill High School (1955-1964), served as Vice-Principal of King Edward School (1967-1969), Principal of Queenston School (?-?), and Isaac Brock School (1977-1983), and was Assistant Superintendent of the Winnipeg School Division (1983-?). He died at Winnipeg on 10 February 2003.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 February 2003, page 44.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 February 2018

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