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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Edward “Ted” Scrase (1901-1984)

Educator.

Born at Swan River, Manitoba on 17 February 1901, son of Frank Scrase and Margaret Jane Wark, he taught school in rural Manitoba, including service as Principal of High Bluff Village School (1925-1927), Ethelbert School (1927-1928), and Kenville School (1928-c1944). He served as President of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society (1958-1959). On 25 July 1929, he married Effie Melba Merle Ross in the RM of Silver Creek. They had three children: Ross Scrase, Gwen Scrase, and Corrine Scrase. He died at Dauphin on 19 January 1984 and was buried in Riverside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

The History of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society by Haraldur Victor Vidal, MA thesis, University of Manitoba, 1958.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 January 1984, page 47.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2013

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