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Memorable Manitobans: Agnes Bannerman (1879-1970)

Educator.

Born on a farm near High Bluff on 5 June 1879, daughter of Selkirk Bannerman (1842-?) and Jean Bannerman (1850-?), she attended Nairn School. By the time of the 1901 Manitoba census, she was working as a teacher and later served as the Principal of Victoria School (1920-1921). She died at Selkirk, unmarried, on 8 March 1970 and was buried at Portage la Prairie.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Our Dear Old Victoria School, 1917-2007: 90 Years of Excellence by the Victoria Home and School Association, 2007. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.P77Arn]

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 March 1970, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 September 2014

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