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Memorable Manitobans: George Harvey Warren (1904-1967)


Born at Brandon on 14 January 1904, son of William Warren and Edith Harvey, he was educated at Brandon College (BA) and the University of Manitoba (BEd). His first teaching position was at Manitou School then, from 1931 to 1939, he was at Gordon Bell School. During the Second World War, he was a Command Educational Officer at Montreal and Winnipeg. After his military discharge, he served successively as the Principal of Isbister School (1945-1952), Robertson School (1952-1962), and Lord Nelson School (1962-1967). On 20 October 1928, he married Gladys Mabel Chastin at Selkirk. They had one daughter. He was a member of the Masons (Prince Rupert Lodge) and St. Matthew’s Anglican Church. He died at Winnipeg on 30 January 1967 and was buried in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

“Claire Elaine Waren honored at reception,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 September 1953, page 13.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 January 1967, page 21.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 September 2014

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