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Memorable Manitobans: Mary Crain Doolin (1906-1997)


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.


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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