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MSS 203 (A.05-40)

Title: Joseph C. Stangl fonds

Dates: 1931-2002

Extent: 4.25 m of textual records

Biographical Sketch: Joseph C. Stangl was born at Quantock, Saskatchewan in 1919. He attended St. Thomas College in Battleford from 1934-1937 obtaining the equivalent of a second year university education. In 1937 he moved to Winnipeg where he took a secretarial course that enabled him to get a job with Crane Ltd. the following year. In 1940 he married Katherine Mary Ottenbreit. In 1943 they moved to Saskatoon where their first daughter Judith Ann was born. Stangl left Crane Ltd. in 1950 to return to Winnipeg as a Sales Manager for Anthes Foundary Ltd. Stangl remained with the company until 1968 when he retired at the age of 49 as the General Sales Manager for Western Canada.

Stangl embarked on a second career as a professional volunteer. He spent thirteen years as Secretary Treasurer and Administrator of St. Paul's High School. He was active locally, provincially, nationally and in some instances internationally in Catholic, Public and Independent Schools Education. In 1958 he was honoured with a Papal Knighthood - Knight of St. Gregory the Great (KSG). In 1979 he was awarded the Order of Canada (CM).

Custodial History: The fonds was given to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Georgina Lewis the Librarian at St. Paul's College. Stangl's papers had been held at the college for several years.

Scope and Content: The fonds is divided into 11 series. They include: biographical information, speeches, Manitoba Association for Equality in Education, Manitoba Federation of Independent Schools, Manitoba Association of School Trustees, Catholic Parochial School Trustees Association, Manitoba Catholic School Trustees' Association, Federation of Independent Schools of Canada,Canadian Catholic Trustees' Association, Canadian Catholic School Trustees' Association & Reports & Research.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to this material.

Accruals: No further accruals are anticipated

Finding Aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room and an electronic finding aid is available at the link below:

MSS 203 (A.05-40)