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Memorable Manitobans: Muriel Amelia Robertson Redpath (1906-1984)

Educator.

Born on a farm near Strathclair on 20 May 1906, she was the daughter of Alexander Robertson and Ella Wilson. On 1 August 1929, she married Oliver James Arthur Redpath at Regina, Saskatchewan and they had one daughter, Estelle Redpath. They divorced in October 1970. She was Principal of Mowat School (1929-1930), Mossey River School (1930-1931), Rosser Village School (1940-1942), Phoenix School (1942-1945), and Grandin School (1945-1946). She taught for many years in the Winnipeg School Division before retiring to British Columbia. She died at Sechelt, BC on 27 November 1984.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Pioneers of the Mowat School District No. 1232, 1904-1968 [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.M73 P10, circa 1968]

“51 divorces become final,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 October 1970, page 6.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 December 1984, page 60.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 November 2014

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