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Memorable Manitobans: Harold Murray Lord (1918-2018)


Born at Winnipeg on 27 March 1918, son of Richard Lord (1883-1972) and Clara Agnes Johnston (1893-1988), he graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1939. He taught at Oak River School (1940-1942), Hugh John Macdonald School (1944-1945), Mulvey School (1945-1953), and served as Vice-Principal of Greenway School (1959-1963) and Principal of Harrow School (1963-1966) and Mulvey School (1966-1969). He retired in 1975 and moved to Antigua, West Indies where he lived for 13 years and became an Antiguan citizen. On 5 September 1942, he married architect Elizabeth Merle Crawford at Holy Trinity Anglican Church. They had two sons and two daughters. He died at St-Pierre-Jolys on 14 May 2018.


1921 Canada census, Ancestry.

“Engagements herald new high in marriages for September,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 August 1942, page 10.

“Architect urges women to back public housing,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 May 1960, page 19.

“McGuire – Lord,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 September 1970, page 27.

Obituary [Richard Lord], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 November 1972, page 35.

Obituary [Clara Agnes Lord], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 April 1988, page 42.

“Birthdays,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 March 2016, page 93.

Obituary [Elizabeth Hunter McGuire], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 March 2018.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 May 2018.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 May 2018

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