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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander S. Rose (1858-1928)

Educator, school inspector.

Born in Ontario on 14 June 1858, he was the Principal of Albert School (1892-1894) and Deloraine School (1890s), later a School Inspector based at Brandon. He served as the first President of the Manitoba Educational Association (1905-1906). He and wife Margaret Emily Imlach (1862-1943) had five sons: Charles Donald Rose (1894-1923), Kenneth MacCallum Rose (1897-1911), Grant P. Rose (b 1899), Hugh Paget Rose (1901-1980), and John Rose (b 1904). The family lived at 2315 Rosser Avenue, Brandon. He died in the Rural Municipality of Glenwood on 22 March 1928 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 and 1906 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

Brandon Cemetery transcriptions.

The History of the Manitoba Educational Association by Ernest Butterworth, MEd thesis, Faculty of Graduate Study and Research, University of Manitoba, 1965.

Memoirs of a School Inspector: Edward E. Best, 1888-1932 by Gladys M. Best and Hazel M. McFadyen, c1977. [Copy in library of the Manitoba Historical Society]

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 April 2016

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