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Memorable Manitobans: Victor Norman Riddle (1897-1952)

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Victor N. Riddle
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Educator.

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.

Sources:

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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