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Memorable Manitobans: John Blain Stewart (1882-?)


Born in Ontario in October 1882, he came to Manitoba and worked as a teacher. He taught at Elva School (1906), Lyleton School (1909), and Baldur School (1911-1917) and was the Principal of Elphinstone School (1923-1924), Elm Creek School (1924-1925), Altamont School (1925-1927), Grosse Isle School (1928-1929), Minitonas School (1929-1930), Tilston School (1930-1931), and High Bluff Village School (1931-1933). On 20 August 1930, he married Margaret Ellen Cline at Winnipeg.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 March 2020

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