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Memorable Manitobans: John Peter Packota (?-?)


He was the Principal of Winnipegosis School (1945-1949), Balmoral School (1949-1950), Teulon School (1950-1951), and Gimli School (1951-1954). He later moved to Winnipeg and then to Thunder Bay, Ontario where he served on city council.


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

Birth announcement [Kathryn Rhoda Packota], Winnipeg Free Press, 2 July 1955, page 12.

Obituary [Leslie John Packota], The Chronicle Journal (Thunder Bay, Ontario), 31 May 2004.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 January 2014

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