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Memorable Manitobans: Beulah Lyall Dickinson Morrison (1897-1993)


Born at Selkirk on 31 May 1897, daughter of George Stanley Dickinson (1860-1930) and Jessie May Galloway (?-1951), she became an educator, working as the Principal of South Ward School (1920-1922) before moving to Winnipeg, where she taught at George V School. The last 14 years of her 35-year career were spent as a Kindergarten teacher. On 18 July 1942, she married Wilfred Laurier “Robert” “Bobby” Morrison (1896-1983, son of David Morrison) at St. Stephen’s-Broadway Church in Winnipeg. They had no children. She died at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital on 4 April 1993.


Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Death notice [George Stanley Dickinson], Winnipeg Free Press, 21 March 1930, page 3.

“Lyall Dickinson guest at round of parties,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 June 1942, page 8.

“Morrison - Dickinson,” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 July 1942, page 6.

“Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Morrison[...],” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 July 1942, page 6.

Death notice [Jessie May Dickinson], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 May 1951, page 21.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 April 1993, page C7.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 6 December 2014

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