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Memorable Manitobans: Ivan Hugh Lounsbury (1923-2011)


Born at Treherne on 27 August 1923, son of Hugh Lloyd Lounsbury (1886-1963) and Ida Lealine Dobbin (1888-1983), he attended Matchetteville School, Ladysmith School, Gordon Bell School (now Mulvey School), and Niagara Falls Collegiate Vocational Institute. He taught on permit at Gypsumville School (1944-1945) then attended the Central Normal School (1945-1946) at Winnipeg. He returned to Gypsumville School, teaching there from 1946 to 1949 then moved to Elm Creek School, where he was a teacher until 1955 and Principal until retirement in 1981. He died at Winnipeg on 2 June 2011 and was buried in the Bethel Cemetery.


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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 June 2011.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 April 2014

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