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Memorable Manitobans: Jean Winnifred Gower Livingstone Lower (1906-1996)

Educator.

Born at Deloraine on 1 August 1906, daughter of Annie Gowan Stirke (1870-1951) and Donald Lament Livingstone (1862-1952), she attended the Brandon Normal School and taught in southwestern Manitoba, including at Brock School (?-?). She was Principal of St. Charles School (1929-1931), taught in greater suburban Winnipeg area, including at Chapman School (1942-1946) and Windsor School (1948), as well as in classroms at Rivers Camp and Pinawa. She retired in 1971 and lived at Winnipeg. On 7 September 1931, she married Samuel John Lower (?-?) at Deloraine and they had three children. She died at the Grace Hospital on 20 July 1996.

Sources:

Birth registration [Jean Winnifred Gower Livingstone, Catherine Margaret Mary Livingstone], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Results of examinations conducted recently in summer schools issued,” Manitoba Free Press, 17 August 1929, page 8.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 July 1996, page B11.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 3 June 2022

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