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Memorable Manitobans: John Clayton Stewart (1906-1990)


Born at Ridgville, Manitoba on 20 January 1906, son of Hamilton Stewart and Margaret Morrison, he taught in Manitoba schools for 45 years, serving as the Principal of Miami School (1933-1934), Benito School (1934-1935), Carroll School (1935-1939), Crystal City School (1939-1946), West Treherne School (1946-1947), and Selkirk School (1947-1958). In 1970, he received a Manitoba Centennial Medal. He died at Morris on 3 August 1990 and was buried in the Emerson Cemetery.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Steinbach Carillon, 8 August 1990, page 18.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 January 2014

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