Memorable Manitobans: Florence Irene Robinson Hayter (?-1948)
Born in Ontario, daughter of Reverend George David Robinson and Elsie Lake, she moved to Manitoba and was the Principal of Grosse Isle School (1932-1933) and Tilston School (1933-1934). She married Francis Wilfred “Frank” Hayter (1907-1971, later remarried to Norma Harrington) at Winnipeg on 13 October 1934. The couple had a son, Donald Hayter, and took up residence at 451 Waverly Street in Winnipeg around 1941. She was a member of the St. Andrew’s United Church. She died at her Winnipeg residence on 19 January 1948 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.
Marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Dieppe Heroes honored [Captain Francis Wilfred Hayter, RCAMC],” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 October 1942, page 1.
“Mrs. F. Hayter dies; funeral Thursday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 January 1948, page 10.
Death notice, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 January 1948, page 20.
Obituary [Dr. Frank Wilfred Hayter], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 February 1971, page 27.
Obituary [Edith Jean Robinson Dyker], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 October 2011, page C8.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 28 October 2016