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Memorable Manitobans: Norman Benson Tufts (1875-1921)

Educator.

Born in Ontario in 1875, he came to Manitoba where he served as Principal of Headingley School (1902-1903), Selkirk School (1904-1905), Gretna School (1905-1907), and Carman School (1907-1920). He died at Carman on 4 April 1921 and was buried in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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: 11 June 2022

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