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Memorable Manitobans: Anne Charlotte Bawden (c1939-2017)

Artist, administrative assistant.

Born in Huron County, Ontario around 1939, daughter of Emerson and Gladys Bawden, she lived at Goose Bay, Labrador and Wolfville, Nova Scotia before arriving in Winnipeg around 1973. She attended the University of Manitoba and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She was an administrative assistant in the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine and, after graduation, was Executive Director of the Canadian Bar Association (Manitoba Branch) and Manitoba Historical Society, and Director of Alumni Relations at the University of Winnipeg. She served on the Board of the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and on the Manitoba Heritage Council (?-1989). She retired to Guelph, Ontario in 1997 and died there on 7 February 2016.


15 appointed to Heritage Council,” Manitoba Government News Release, 11 December 1989.

Obituary, Wall-Custance Funeral Home and Chapel.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 February 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 March 2019

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