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Memorable Manitobans: Marion Louise MacDonald (1895-1984)


Born at Prince Edward Island on 3 July 1895, the daughter of Hubert Aeneas Thornton MacDonald (1870-1949) and Margaret Ann “Maggie” MacDonald (1868-1954). By 1916, she moved to Winnipeg with her parents where she went on to teach, later becoming Principal of George V School (1934-1939) and Elmwood School (1939-1955). She later moved to British Columbia where she died at Vancouver, unmarried, on 31 July 1984.


“H. T. MacDonald, contractor dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 February 1949, page 23.

“Active Catholic, Mrs. MacDonald dies at age 85,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 March 1954, page 32.

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Allen Family Tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 16 May 2014

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