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Memorable Manitobans: Ethel Catherine Edwards (1900-1996)

Educator.

Born at Gregg on 20 July 1900, daughter of George Arthur Edwards (1862-?) and Angelina McRae (1870-?), she completed her grade 12, followed by Bible School, then acquired her teaching certificate. She taught at various rural schools around Manitoba, including Margaret Hayworth School (1940-1941) and was a teacher (?-1951) in the Central St. Paul School District and Principal (1951-1952) of the newly-built East St. Paul School, later concluding her career in East Kildonan. She died, unmarried, at Winnipeg on 17 April 1996 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 April 1996, page C6.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 15 February 2015

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