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Memorable Manitobans: Agnes Howland Conly Hadden (1886-1983)

Educator.

Born at Toronto, Ontario on 1 June 1886, to Irish immigrant parents, in 1907 she married William Hadden and settled on a farm at Springside, Saskatchewan. They moved to Winnipeg in 1918. Her husband died at a young age, in 1929, after which she worked in a variety of jobs until retirement in 1961. She received a Manitoba Centennial Medal from the Manitoba Historical Society for her “contribution as a teacher in Indian Schools and other establishments over a period of many years.” She died at Dryden, Ontario on 12 December 1983 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Death registration [William James Hadden], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 December 1983, page 67.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 May 2015

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