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Memorable Manitobans: Winona Margaret Flett (1884-1922)

Suffragist.

Born in Brant County, Ontario on 10 January 1884, daughter of James Flett and Isabella Bowie, she married Frederick John Dixon on 15 October 1914. The couple had two children. Flett and her sister Lynn were members of the Political Equality League in Winnipeg; she served on the Executive for many years. She was a stenographer and a member of the Canadian Women’s Pres Club. She died of pneumonia at Winnipeg on 16 May 1922 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Ancestry.

Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Death of Mrs. F. J. Dixon,” Manitoba Free Press, Wednesday 17 May 1922.

This profile was prepared by Angela Graham and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 June 2014

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