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  • ID: I1669
  • Name: Lewis Stanley BEATTIE
  • Given Name: Lewis Stanley
  • Surname: BEATTIE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1890
  • Death: Dec 1986 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Change Date: 1 Jul 2013 at 23:36
  • Note:
    The Globe and Mail, Saturday, December 20, 1986
    Lewis Stanley Beattie
    Principal, Ontario official served education 45 years
    The Globe and Mail
    Lewis Stanley Beattie, a former superintendent of secondary education for the province of Ontario died on Thursday in Mississauga General Hospital from a series of illnesses brought on by old age. He was 97.
    Mr. Beattie, the son of a country school teacher, devoted more than 45 years to Ontario education before he retired in 1956. The Lewis S. Beattie Secondary School in North York is named after him.
    A graduate of Queen's University, Mr. Beattie attended the Ontario College of Education and taught in Norwich, Ont., and Gore Bay on Manitoulin Island before joining the staff of Brockville Collegiate Institute where he taught for 17 years. From there he was appointed principal of Napanee Collegiate Institute.
    In 1929 he became an inspector of vocational education for the province and was appointed director in 1946. In 1952, he became superintendent of secondary education.
    He leaves his second wife, Margaret; sons Munro, Stanley and Clarke; a daughter, Betty; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His first wife, Bessie, died in 1960.




    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Helen FRASER b: 30 Jun 1887 in Ontario, Canada
    • Married: 26 Dec 1910 in Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    • Note:
      Ontario Vital Records - Marriages (no number given)
      L.S. BEATTIE, 21, Teacher and E. Helen FRASER, 23 were married 26 December 1910 in Gordon Township. Groom's Parents: Alexander Beattie, Teacher and Nellie Clark. Bride's Parents: J. Munro Fraser, Farmer and Elizabeth McLean. Witnesses: N. M. Fraser and J. C. Fraser, both of Gore Bay.
    • Change Date: 1 Jul 2009
    Children
    1. Has No Children Munro BEATTIE b: Abt 1915
    2. Has No Children Stanley BEATTIE b: Abt 1915
    3. Has No Children Clarke BEATTIE b: Abt 1915

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