Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 141 years


Memorable Manitobans: William James “Bill” Madder (1921-2013)

Educator.

Born at Wainwright, Alberta on 14 August 1921, son of James and Gertrude Madder, brother of C. Vincent Madder, the family moved to Douglas during his childhood. He later moved to Winnipeg where he had a long career in education, including service at the Central Normal School, Army Cadet Corps, Winnipegosis School, Victory School (c1943), Isaac Newton School (1949), and Tec Voc School (1951-1956). He was the Vice-Principal of Churchill High School (1956-1962) and Principal of Cecil Rhodes School (1962-1965) and Churchill High School (1965-1980). He retired in 1980. He died at Winnipeg on 14 July 2013.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 July 2013.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 January 2018

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

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 | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

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 Policy

© 1998-2020 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.