Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years

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.


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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 May 2014

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017

Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.