Richard A. Greenall was born in Balgonie on July 17, 1905. He
attended school in Balgonie and Regina Collegiate. Richard graduated from
Regina Collegiate in 1922. He attended the Regina Normal School in the Fall of
1922 to become a teacher. His teaching career continued until his retirement in
1969. Richard Greenall gave a total of 46 years of teaching service to
the Province. For 26 of these years he served a Principal of Balgonie School
and four years as Vice-Principal. Richard served four years as a S.T.F.
Councilor and as Secretary Treasurer of the Regina Rural Superintendencecy Association from 1954-1967.
Besides Richards’ accomplishments as a teacher, he served the
Town of Balgonie as Councilor for nine years, as Mayor for eight years, and a
Town Clerk for five years. He also served as a Justice Of The Peace for the
Province for many years.
On October 31, 1967 Richard A. Greenall received the Dominion
Centennial Medal, “In Recognition of Valuable Service To The Nation,” from the
Greenall School was named in honor of Richard A. Greenall in