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Memorable Manitobans: Clarence Murdoch McMullen (1937-2017)

Educator.

Born in Transcona on 12 January 1937, he received BSc and BEd degrees at the University of Manitoba then taught at Transcona Collegiate for six years. He spent the next 30 years in school administration, as the innovative and well-liked Principal of Radisson School (1966-1979), Arthur Day School (1979-?), and Bernie Wolfe School (?-?). He was married twice, first on 17 July 1964 to Margaret Jean Yeo (1940-2010) at Melita with whom he had two sons and a daughter. His second wife was Barbara. In retirement he volunteered with Meals on Wheels (17 years) and Meadowood Church (nine years). He died at Winnipeg on 26 July 2017.

Sources:

“Yeo - McMullen,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 June 1964, page 14.

Obituary [Margaret Jean Yeo McMullen], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 February 2011, page 46.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 July 2017.

We thank Bill Blaikie for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 February 2022

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