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Memorable Manitobans: Violet Georgina “Vi” Hitchcock (1917-2014)

Civil servant.

Born at Winnipeg on 10 July 1917, daughter of George Hitchcock and Catherine Lane, she had a 44-year career as a provincial civil servant, working as an assistant to ministers Russell Paulley and Norma Price. In 1977, she received the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal in recognition of her service. She died at Winnipeg on 6 February 2014 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 May 2014, page B15.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 May 2014

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