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Who Was King George?
The name, King George School, was given to our school in honor of King George V, who became King of Great Britain in 1910. He and his queen, Victoria Mary of Teck, secured lasting popularity by their courage and devotion to the people of Great Britain during World War I. He renounced all German titles and changed the name of the Royal House to Windsor. History tells us that King George V was devoted to his duties, conscientious, fair-minded and strengthened Britain's links with its vast empire. The construction of King George School began in 1912 and the school was ready in June 1913. The sandstone for the building was hauled by mule teams from various quarries around Calgary, Shaganappi and Simons Valley.