Storch, R. A.

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Storch, R. A.

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  • Rudolph Alexander Storch

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[1903 or 1904]-1988


Rudolph Alexander Storch was born in [1903 or 1904]. He attended Lord Selkirk School, followed by St. John's Technical School and completed his Senior Matriculation in 1921. In 1927 he received his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Manitoba. He belonged to the Royal Astronomy Society of Canada, and did a lecture on "Problems Involved in Travelling Through Outer Space" in 1944. In 1946 he became vice president of the society. Storch taught at Cecil Rhodes School, St. John's High School (then St. John's Technical High School), as well as Elmwood High School in Winnipeg. There is currently an award named after him at Elmwood High School. He was briefly vice-principal of King Edward School in 1953, then transferred to Earl Grey School as vice-principal in 1954. Storch died on January 14, 1988 at the age of 84.



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University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

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Merridy Peters, March 26 2013.
Revised May 2014 by Tyyne Petrowski.




Sources for the description are from the Winnipeg Free Press Archives.

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