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Memorable Manitobans: Max Manishen (1911-1990)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 16 December 1911, son of Yankel “Jacob” Manishen (1863-1956) and Pearl “Fannie” Byk [Bickoff] (1882-1973), he grew up at 426 Magnus Avenue, attended school locally, and took teacher training at the Central Normal School. He worked in rural school districts, including as Principal of Lundar School (1934-1935), as well as teaching in the Winnipeg School District at Cecil Rhodes School (1936-1943), Faraday School (1946), and St. John's High School (1946-1969). By 1973, he had retired. He died unmarried at Winnipeg on 19 December 1990 and was buried in the Hebrew Sick Benefit Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth [Max Maniskin] registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Winnipeg estate files (ATG 0025A), #1857/73 - Pearl Manishen, GR4639, Archives of Manitoba.

Winnipeg estate files (ATG 0025A), PR91-01-22040 - Max Manishen, GR10851, Archives of Manitoba.

Historical Person Search, Ancestry.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 June 2022

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