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Memorable Manitobans: Mary Crain Doolin (1906-1997)

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Born at 32-14-8 West 2 in Saskatchewan on 20 July 1906, daughter of Edward Crain (1870-1954) and Carrie Jensen (1974-?), she moved with her family to 25-10-4W in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie around 1920. She taught at Glengarry School (1929-1933), Alonsa School (1934-1935, Principal), Phoenix School (1935-1940, Principal) and Fort Whyte School (1940-1945; Principal 1944-1945). Soon after, she moved to the United States and settled at Benton, Washington. On 5 June 1951, she married Julian Doolin at Prosser, Benton County. She died in Idaho on 10 October 1997 and her remains were interred at Auburn, King County, Washington.

Sources:

Birth registration, Saskatchewan Vital Statistics.

1916 & 1921 Canada censes, Ancestry.

Canadian Voter Lists, Ancestry.

Crain family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 30 November 2017

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