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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred James Struthers (1889-1979)

Educator.

He was Principal of Clearwater School (1909-1910), MacGregor School (1912-1913, 1917-1919), Pilot Mound School (1916-1917), West Treherne School (1920-1921), Emerson School (1921-1923), Holmfield School (1924-1926), Oakburn School (1926-1928), High Bluff School (1928-1931), and Whitemouth School (1932-1935). On 30 June 1917, he married Lily May Pogue (1895-1974) at MacGregor. He died in 1979 and was buried in the MacGregor Cemetery.

Sources:

1916 Canada census, Ancestry.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 September 2021

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