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Memorable Manitobans: Gwendolyn Edna “Gwen” Dowsett (1926-1999)

Educator, historian.

Born at Minnedosa in 1926, she was a teacher at St. John’s Ravenscourt School. She moved to Parksville, British Columbia in 1990 and died there on 14 December 1999.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

On the Other Side of the Mountain: The Negrychs of Venlaw, Manitoba
Manitoba History, Number 12, Autumn 1986


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 December 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 May 2018

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