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Memorable Manitobans: Edith May Kelly (1916-1998)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 7 May 1916, daughter of Julia Margaret Evans (c1883-1924) and Walter Kelly (1882-?), she taught at Giroux School (?-?) and was a teacher (1939-1945) and Principal (1941-1945) of Ridgewood School, followed with teaching at Dugald School (1945-1948) and within the Brooklands School District (1948-1966) and St. James School Division (1967-1973), at Brooklands Red School (1948-1956) and Brooklands Collegiate / Butterworth School (1956-1973) respectively, the latter where she also served as Vice-Principal (1961-1973) until her retirement. She died at Beacon Hill Lodge in Winnipeg on 23 November 1998.

Sources:

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary [Mrs. Julia Kelly], Winnipeg Tribune, 12 January 1924, page 17.

Obituary [Julia Margaret Kelly], Winnipeg Tribune, 17 January 1924, page 19.

Obituary [Gordon E. Kelly] Winnipeg Free Press, 16 March 1967, page 32.

Obituary [Eva “Evelyn” Morrison], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 December 1975, page 26.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 November 1998, page C9.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 October 2021

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