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Memorable Manitobans: Eva Aleta Morrison (1906-2007)

Educator.

Born at Beresford, Manitoba on 9 February 1906, daughter of William H. Morrison and Rachel Eva Harman, she taught school for 45 years, the last 24 of which were spent serving as the Principal of Tuxedo Park School. She became involved in drama while teaching at Rivers School, playing a leading role in play that won the Manitoba Drama Festival in 1940. She received the Centennial Medal in 1967. She retired to Beresford, later moving to Brandon where she died on 4 June 2007 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 7 June 2007, page 56.

Burial transcription, Brandon Municipal Cemetery.

We thank Jane Fudge for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 June 2013

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