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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Ronald Wolfe (1932-2014)

Educator.

Born at Dauphin on 23 March 1932, one of 14 children born to Alexander [Wolf / Wollf] Wolfe (1886-1933) and Frances Werbicki (1893-1933), he grew up in the Trembowla School District near Valley River. He attended teacher training and worked in rural Manitoba schools, serving as Principal of Fouillard School (1952-1955) and a teacher at Goulter School (1958-1959) and the Camp Shilo School District (1960-1966). He and his wife Anne married around 1960 and had six daughters. They later moved from Brandon to Calgary, Alberta where he taught into the 1970s. He died at Calgary on 2 May 2014.

Sources:

Death registrations [Alfred Wolfe, Alexander Wolfe, and Frances Wolfe], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Sifton [Alex Wolfe of Trembola, sic],” Dauphin Herald and Press, 2 February 1933, page 4.

Obituary [Francis Wolfe, sic] Winnipeg Tribune, 4 December 1933, page 6.

Dauphin estate #1988/1936, Alexander Wolfe/Wolf/Wollf, Archives of Manitoba.

Obituary, Calgary Herald, 5 May 2014.

Canadian Voter Lists, Ancestry.

Nash Family Tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 29 April 2019

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