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Memorable Manitobans: William Skidmore (c1885-?)

Educator.

Born in England around 1885, he emigrated to Canada in 1912. He was Principal of Glenella School (1915-1916), MacGregor School (1916-1917), Ardal School (1922-1924), Ladywood School (1924-1925), Bowsman Union School (1925-1927), Grey School (1927-1931), Dominion City School (1934-1936), and Melita School (1936-1939). On 20 July 1929, he married Blanche Petrine Hopkins (?-?) at Winnipeg. His whereabouts after 1939 are unknown.

Sources:

1916 Canada census, Ancestry.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2019

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