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Edward Turner “Ted” Revel


Born the eldest son of Albert Benjamin Revel (c1892-1969) and Mary Jane Sim (c1897-1971), he grew up in the Eden-Glenholm area and entered the field of education, earning BA (1959) and BEd (1961) degrees from the University of Manitoba. He was Principal of Birnie School (1952-1955), Wellwood School (1955-1957), Kelwood School (1957-1959), and Teulon High School / Collegiate (1960-1980). On 28 June 1947, he married Mary Lees at the St. James Anglican Church in Neepawa. In the 1973 provincial general election, he was the Progressive Conservative (PC) candidate in the Gimli constituency but was defeated by incumbent John C. Gottfried. He later served as the PC party President (?-1984). A long-time resident of Teulon, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002).


Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Engagement notices [Mr. and Mrs. L. Lees], Winnipeg Free Press, 31 May 1947, page 13.

“Revel - Lees,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 July 1947, page 9.

“Wednesday’s the big day for these U of M grads,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 1960, page 24.

“B.Ed.” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 May 1961, page 53.

“Interlake School Division No. 21,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 June 1962, page 29.

Obituary [Albert Benjamin Revel], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 July 1969, page 31.

Obituary [Mary Jane Revel], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 August 1971, page 41.

“2 appeal decisions reserved,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 August 1973, page 6.

“Gimli: an assessment,” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 October 1977, page 1.

Birth notice [Jared Reid Revel], Winnipeg Free Press, 7 July 1984, page 52.

“PCs marshal election team,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 September 1984, page 19.

Obituary [Thomas John Revel], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 February 1974, page 35.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 11 January 2019

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