|Simcoe's North School, 1949-50|
Last updated: 02 Apr 2017
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teacher/principal: Leslie Fairbairn
Identified by student Ron Abbey.
Les Fairbairn and his wife Helen (Morrison) Fairbairn were
popular Norfolk County elementary school teachers for many
years. Les joined the teaching staff of North School in 1946 under
principal Morgan House, and retired 30 years later in 1976.
1949-50 was Les' first year as principal.
A member of Kinsmen, Norfolk Lodge and Old Windham United Church, Les was predeceased by his wife Helen and one of
their two daughters when he passed away 18 Aug 2015, at the
age of 95. He was survived by a daughter, grandchildren,
great-grandchildren, and a sister.
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