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Memorable Manitobans: Abiah Davies Morgan (1899-1967)


Born in the RM of South Norfolk on 22 July 1899, son of Welsh immigrants William Morgan and Mary Davies, he was a teacher at McConnell School (1939-1940) and served successively as the Principal of Sperling School (1940-1944), Manitou School (1944-1946), Brookdale School (1946-1948), Arden School (1948-1951), Erickson School (1951-1952), Waskada School (1952-1955), and Brickburn School (1955-1958). He moved to British Columbia in 1969 where he continued to teach until shortly before his death. He died at Keremeos, BC on 11 December 1967 and was buried in the Dauphin Cemetery.


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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2013

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