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Memorable Manitobans: Florence Irene Robinson Hayter (?-1948)

Educator.

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.

Sources:

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

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