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Memorable Manitobans: Neil Albert McIntyre (1888-1972)


Born at Forest, Ontario on 2 December 1888, son of Neil and Marion McIntyre, he came to Manitoba as a child. He taught school at several towns in rural Manitoba, serving as Principal of Roblin School (1912-1913), Elgin School (1915-1917), Sperling School (1924-1928), and Glenboro School (1928-1955), retiring to Winnipeg in 1955. He worked with the Correspondence Branch of the Manitoba Department of Education until 1963. He served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War and the Fort Garry Horse during the Second World War. He was a member of Westworth United Church and the Mentors Club of Winnipeg. He died at Winnipeg on 22 January 1972.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Attestation papers, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 January 1972, page 26.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 May 2013

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