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Memorable Manitobans: Martha Ellen Hamilton Lough (1902-1970)

Educator.

Born in the RM of Ochre River on 13 May 1902, youngest daughter of James C. Hamilton and Martha H. Briggs, she was educated at Ochre River School, Dauphin Collegiate, and the University of Manitoba. She began a teaching career, and served as the Principal of Tyndall School (1926-1930) and Stony Mountain School (1930-1937). She later moved to Winnipeg and taught at Lord Selkirk School, Daniel McIntyre Collegiate, and Vincent Massey Collegiate. On 23 December 1944, she married Robert J. Lough at Winnipeg. She later taught school in Alberta and served on the Alberta Provincial Library Board. She died at Winnipeg on 24 December 1970 and was buried in the Ochre River Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth and marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Martha Hamilton becomes R. J. Lough’s bride Saturday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 December 1944, page 5.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 December 1970, page 39.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 January 1971, page 24.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2013

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