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Memorable Manitobans: John Macgregor Wilkie (1904-1991)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 31 July 1904, son of William Wilkie and Mary Macgregor, he taught school at various places in rural Manitoba, including service as the Principal of Holmfield School (1926-1928), Elphinstone School (1931-1934), Napinka School (1934-1936), and Selkirk South Ward School (1937-1937), after which he taught at Devonshire Collegiate (1937-1940). He was a member of the St. Andrew’s Society and Canadian Club. He died at Winnipeg on 17 July 1991.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 July 1991, page 39.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 November 2014

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