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Memorable Manitobans: Marion Isabel McDougall (1874-1951)

Educator.

Born in Ontario on 12 May 1874, she worked as Art Supervisor at the Central Normal School and, in 1892, joined the teaching staff of the Winnipeg School Board, first teaching at Victoria School and Alexandra School, and later being appointed Principal of Carlton School. In 1911, she was promoted to Supervisor of Elementary Grades for the Board. She retired from the position in 1937. She was an active member of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society, IODE, and Augustine United Church. She died at Winnipeg, unmarried, on 6 December 1951 and was buried in the Old Kildonan Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Ex-supervisor of teachers dies at 78 years”, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 December 1951, page 40.

Winnipeg School Days, 1871-1950 by W. G. Pearce, Winnipeg School Division, Education Resource Centre.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 November 2011

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