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Memorable Manitobans: Dorothy Irene Madill Hudson (1931-2014)

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Educator, community activist.

Born on 26 May 1931, daughter of farmers Clifford and Jessie Madill, she attended Deerwood School, Altamont School, and the Manitoba Teachers’ College. She later received BA and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. Her 35-year teaching career included service as Vice-Principal of Treherne Collegiate and Principal of Roland Collegiate, 14 years at Carman Collegiate, seven years at Carman Elementary School, and positions at Graysville School, Altamont School, Miami School, and Elm Creek School. She retired from teaching in 1992. Active in the community, she spent ten years on the executive of the Roseisle Community Curling Club, was Secretary for “Citizens for Protection of Water in Manitoba,” and ran in the 1996 provincial election as a Liberal candidate in the Lakeside constituency. She died at Carman on 11 October 2014.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 October 2014, page D6.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 October 2014

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