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Memorable Manitobans: Rene Allen Ollivier (?-1982)


Son of Yves Maria Ollivier (?-1965) and Anne Yvonne Ollivier (1888-1975), he taught at Walker School No. 1377 and South Junction School No. 1615 (1939-1940), then served successively as Principal of Tolstoi School (1941-1942), Tamarisk School (1942-1948), Makaroff School (1948-1951), Cypress River School (1951-1958), and Oak River School (1958-1961). He moved to Minnedosa where he was Assistant Principal of Minnedosa Collegiate (1963-?). He died in May 1982 and was buried in the Minnedosa Cemetery.


“San Clara,” Roblin Review and Togo News, 4 April 1940, page 1.

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

“San Clara & Boggy Creek,” Roblin Review, 2 June 1982, page 6.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 April 2015

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