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Memorable Manitobans: Douglas Gordon Pomeroy (1911-1968)


Born at Roblin on 21 April 1911, son of Henry Pomeroy and Audrey Holmes, he taught school in rural Manitoba, serving as the Principal of Dugald School (1946-1947), Richard School (1947-1949), Gretna School (1949-1953), Beulah School (1953-1954), and Ninga School (1955-1956). In 1956, he moved to the St. James School Division where he was an Industrial Arts teacher. He died at Winnipeg on 25 November 1968.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 November 1968, page 47.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 November 2021

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