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Memorable Manitobans: John Whitmore “Jack” Peach (?-2011)

Educator.

He was the Principal of Pipestone School (1948-1952) prior to joining the Winnipeg School Division where he taught at General Wolfe School (1952-1956), Isaac Newton School (1956-1957), and Sisler High School (1957-1960) and administrated of the Divisioin's adult evening class program (1960s). In 1980, he retired to Victoria, British Columbia. He and his wife Hazel (?-1994) had three daughters. He later remarried to Evelyn Ethel Hennan (1912-2010, widower of Archibald James “Archie” Grant and Kenneth Rutherford “Kenn” Jasper). He died at Victoria on 9 March 2011.

Sources:

Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Grant - Hennan,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 July 1934, page 13.

“Which course? Japanese or gourmet cooking?” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 September 1964, page 9.

Obituary [Evelyn Ethel Peach], Times Colonist, 2 June 2010.

Obituary [Kenneth Rutherford Jasper], Winnipeg Free Press, 3 August 1991, page 36.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 March 2011, page B17.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 19 December 2017

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