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Memorable Manitobans: Dorothy May Allward (1904-1968)

Educator.

Born at Toronto, Ontario on 9 May 1904, daughter of Ernest Allward and May Fair, she came to Winnipeg in 1910 and began her teaching career in 1923. She served as the Principal of Sir Sam Steele School (1948-1953), Kent Road School (1953-1955), Elmwood School (1955-1959), and Ashland School (1959-1967), retiring from the latter in 1967. She died at Winnipeg on 28 August 1968 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 1968, page 31.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 September 2014

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