Dr George Marshall '38


George Marshall who made an outstanding contribution to education over a lifetime died aged 93.

George attended Grammar from 1938 to 1942 and was a Prefect 1941-42. In his last year he received the senior reading prize.
He received a MA in New Zealand a MEd in Alberta, L.'esL in Paris, and a Ph.D from Waikato.
George taught at Grammar from 1944 to 1956. He was then successively head of languages, head of English and languages and deputy principal at Avondale College 1956-63. From 1964 to 1972 he was principal of Cambridge High School. He was a senior lecturer in educational administration at Victoria University 1973-77 followed by principal of Te Puke High School from 1978 to 1984. George was an honorary lecturer in education at the University of Waikato for ten years from 1985. In 1976 he chaired a Ministerial Working Party on second language learning in New Zealand. He was a past president of the Cambridge Probus Club and the Cambridge Contract Bridge Club.