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Memorable Manitobans: Marjory Thompson Smith (1892-1969)


Born at Bristol, England on 26 December 1892, she emigrated to Canada with her parents in 1904 and settled near Oak River. She taught school for many years, serving as the Principal of Isabella School (1920-1921), La Riviere School (1921-1925, 1927-1931, 1941-1942), Miniota School (1943-1944), and Pilot Mound School (1944-1951). In 1959, she retired from teaching due to failing eyesight and resided at Pilot Mound. On 17 April 1930, she married Raleigh Ranford Smith and they had three sons. She died on 12 January 1969.


Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Turning Leaves: A History of La Riviere and District by La Riviere History Book Society, 1979, page 255.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 November 2013

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