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Memorable Manitobans: Muriel Lillian Ethel Cotter (1910-2003)

Civil servant.

Born on 24 April 1910, she was a long-time Winnipeg resident. She worked at the Manitoba Workers Compensation Board and was the first female claims officer in Canada. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church and was active in Toastmasters. She died at Winnipeg on 12 May 2003.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 May 2003.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, page A6.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 29 January 2017

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