Memorable Manitobans: William “Bill” Shydlowsky (?-1987)
Born the son of Natalie Shydlowsky (c1863-1965), he served three years in the Royal Canadian Air Force, after which he taught in Ontario and the Yukon before moving to Manitoba, where he was the Principal of Stuartburn School (1952-1954), St. Avila East School (1955-1956), Tolstoi School (1956-1958), Pipestone School (1961-1963) and Steep Rock School (1963-1964) before returning to Tolstoi School as Principal (1964-1966). He later taught at Shevchenko Collegiate (1966-c1980), after which he retired and moved to Ontario. He died at Mississauga on 15 April 1987 and was buried there.
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“Vita News,” Steinbach Carillon News, 21 September 1967, page 15.
“Introducing the teaching staff of Shevchenko Collegiate, Vita,” Steinbach Carillon News, 15 January 1970, page 22.
Obituary [Natalie Shydlowsky], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 June 1965, page 36.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 April 1987, page 50.
Canadian Voter Lists, Ancestry.
We thank Marianne Goldsborough for providing additional information used here.
Page revised: 29 April 2019
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