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Memorable Manitobans: Frances “Nona” Matheson (1910-2003)

Wood carver.

She worked many years as a stenographer for various employers, including the Mayor and City Treasurer of St. James. She was an accomplished artist and wood carver, winning several ribbons and was the designer of the St. James city crest when St. James became a city in 1958. She died at Winnipeg on 28 November 2003.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 December 2003.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, page A6.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 29 April 2017

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