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Memorable Manitobans: Howard Willard Stevenson (1911-1948)

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Howard Willard Stevenson
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Educator.

Born at Killarney on 21 November 1911, son of Fred E. Stevenson and Emily Maude Howard (1884-1961), he was educated at Killarney School and United College. He served as the Principal of Arrow River School (1939-1941), Beulah School (1941-1944), and Miniota School (1944-1947). He taught in Virden (1947-1948) and had accepted the position as Principal of Elkhorn School, to begin in the fall of 1948, when he was killed in a farm accident near Killarney on 30 July 1948. He was buried in the Killarney Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

“Howard Willard Stevenson,” Miniota Herald, 5 August 1948, page 8.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Mary Lee Stevenson Maurel for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2018

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