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Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Ellen Eames (1904-1962)

Educator.

Born on a farm near Arden in June 1904, daughter of Frank Eames (1857-1934) and Anna Eames (1873-1955), she taught at Arden School and Selkirk South Ward School (1945-1958) and was Principal of the Ruth Hooker School (1958-1962). She served as Superintendent of the Selkirk CGIT and was a member of the Selkirk United Church and Business and Professional Women’s Club. She died suddenly at Selkirk on 22 June 1962 and was buried in the Arden Cemetery.

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Mrs. Eames honored on 82nd birthday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1955, page 18.

Obituary [Anna Eames], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 November 1955, page 35.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 June 1962, page 47.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 November 2015

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