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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Glenn Homer Turner (1912-1987)

Educator.

Born at Neepawa on 16 September 1912, son of Anson Anthony Turner and Mabel Janet McGorman, he attended Glenholm School and Normal School then taught at rural schools, including service as the Principal of Langruth School (1933-1935), Plumas School (1935-1938), and Dominion City School (1939-1941). During the Second World War, he was an instructor and dispatcher with CP Air. After the war, he returned to the family farm until 1954, when he resumed teaching as the Principal of Arden School (1955-1956). He retired from the West Kildonan School Division in 1974. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 19 November 1987 and was buried at the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Birth and registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 November 1987, page 58.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 May 2013

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