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Memorable Manitobans: Isobel Kendal Jefferies (1905-1975)


Born at Toronto, Ontario on 8 May 1905, daughter of William Owen Jefferies and Martha Elizabeth Scott, at an early age she came to Winnipeg with her parents and spent the remainder of her life there. She taught at Isaac Brock School (1946-1948) and was the Principal of Jameswood Place School (1952-1954), Alexandra School (1954-1958) and Gladstone School (1958-1970) then retired in 1970. She was a member of the Retired Principals and Supervisors Club and the Retired Teachers’ Association. She died at Toronto on 16 July 1975 and was buried in St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.


Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 July 1975, page 29.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2016

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