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Memorable Manitobans: Joan Elizabeth White Dewson (1922-2009)

Teacher, artist.

Born on 23 April 1922, she taught at schools in Alberta, England, Calgary and Winnipeg. Also an accomplished artist, her work was part of collections and exhibitions in Winnipeg, as well as other cities in Canada and worldwide. Wife of Raymond B. Dewson. She died on 7 February 2009.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 February 2009.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 9 June 2013

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