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Memorable Manitobans: Norman Robson (1900-1978)

Educator, school inspector.

Born at Gateshead Newcastle-On-Tyne, England on 17 November 1900, he attended Rutherford College and the University of Durham. During the First World War, he joined the Durham Light Infantry in 1916 and served to the end of the war. He came to Canada in 1924 and received an MA in Education from the University of Manitoba, later serving as Principal of Minitonas School (1927-1929), Birtle School (1929-1939) and Teulon School (1939-1948) before being appointed a Manitoba School Inspector in August 1948, serving until retirement in 1966. He died at Pilot Mound on 24 May 1978 and was buried in the Pilot Mound Cemetery.

Sources:

“R. W. Dalton and Norman Robson named Manitoba School Inspectors,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 August 1948, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 May 1978, page 41.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 December 2015

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