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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Edward Reid (1902-1990)


Born at the RM of Blanshard on 5 April 1902, son of John Clements Reid (1857-1936) and Martha Louise Sparling (1870-?), he became an teacher. He was Principal of Balmoral School (1934-1936), taught at Devonshire Collegiate Institute (1936-1938) in Selkirk, and was Principal of MacKenzie School (1938-1945) in Dauphin. He married fellow educator Annie Laurie Hills (1904-?) some time after 1960 and later retired to British Columbia where he died in North Vancouver on 21 January 1990.


Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901, 1906, and 1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Selkirk notes,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 June 1938, page 16.

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

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 30 November 2014

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