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Memorable Manitobans: Amy Jean Mitchell (1904-1996)

Educator.

Born at La Riviere on 7 May 1904, daughter of David Mitchell (1868-1957) and Rachel Ann Taylor (1876-1948), she was educated at La Riviere School and the Manitou Normal School, receiving a teacher’s certificate from the latter in 1924. She taught at Cartwright School and Winnipeg Beach School before coming to Winnipeg where she studied for a BEd degree while teaching at Elmwood School and George V School (1948-1953). She served as the Principal of Kent Road School (1956-1962) and Ralph Brown School (1962-1969) before retirement in June 1969. She died at Winnipeg on 30 April 1996 and was buried in the Pilot Mound Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 May 1996, page 33.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2022

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