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Memorable Manitobans: George Russell Pearson (1906-1987)

Educator.

Born near Miami on 1 August 1906, son of Joseph Pearson and Flora Patterson, he taught school for 42 years, working at Castleavery School (1927-1929) and Glenboro School, and serving as the Principal of Decker School (1939-1956) and Cypress River School (1963-1964). He retired in 1970. In 1934, he married Mabel Doupe of Crandall. They had three children: Jean Pearson Voth, Georgina Pearson McEvoy, and James Pearson. He died at Souris on 14 March 1987 and was buried in the Alexander Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 18 March 1987, page 27.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2014

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