Memorable Manitobans: Victor Norman Riddle (1897-1952)
Born at Winnipeg on 25 September 1897, he graduated from Wesley College in 1921. He taught at Harding School (1922-1923) and in the Winnipeg School Division for 30 years, teaching at Isaac Brock School (1923-1932) and serving as Principal of Margaret Scott School (1945-1947) and Luxton School (1947-1953). On 19 April 1924, he married Marguerite Eva Abbott at Winnipeg. They had a son and two daughters. He was a member of St. Andrew’s River Heights United Church. He died at Winnipeg on 29 August 1952 and was buried at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
“Luxton School principal dies at 54,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 September 1952, page 23.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 18 March 2016
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