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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Lambert Williams (1890-1976)

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Henry Lambert Williams
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Educator.

Born at Camborene, Cornwall, England in 1890, he came to Canada in 1911. He taught school in rural Manitoba, including service as the Principal of Fairfax School (1924-1925), Ebor School (1925-1927), Winnipegosis School (1927-1945), Arden School (1945-1948), Belmont School (1948-1952), Hartney School (1952-1954), Elm Creek School (1954-1955), Wawanesa School (1955-1958), and Cypress River School (1958-1961). He retired in 1961. He died at Brandon on 9 April 1976 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 April 1976, page 50.

We thank Carol Hooper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 January 2019

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