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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Otchenash (1927-2007)

Educator.

Born in Scolen, Poland on 2 December 1927, he came to Canada as an infant child in 1928. He taught school for 35 years, including at Rackham School (1955-1956), and was Principal of Turriff School (1957-1958) and Beulah School (1959-1961). The final 17 years of his career were in the St. James - Assiniboia area, including his tenure as Principal of Kirkfield Park School (1967-1972). He and his wife Pauline had two sons. He owned a hobby farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed woodworking. He died at Winnipeg on 21 April 2007.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 April 2007, page C8.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 28 April 2015

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