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Memorable Manitobans: Louise Anne Foreman Elliott (1894-1974)

Educator.

She graduated from Wesley College in 1919 where she attained the Gold Medal in Latin. She taught at Edington School (1912) and was the Principal of Arden School (1920-1921), Eden School (1922-1927), and Elkhorn School (1928-1933) before she came to Winnipeg and taught English and French at Glenlawn Collegiate, retiring in 1967. On 4 January 1921, she married William Murray Elliott at Arden. They had no children. She died at Winnipeg on 8 August 1974 and was buried in the Arden Cemetery.

Sources:

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 August 1974, page 16.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 May 2017

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