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Memorable Manitobans: Katherine E. Smythe (c1881-?)

Educator.

Born in Quebec around 1881, of Irish parentage, she graduated from Normal School, became a teacher, and was the Principal of Donald School (1918-1927) at Narol. As of 1926, her mother was still alive and resided at Montreal. Her later whereabouts are unknown.

Sources:

1926 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

“Teachers pick P. D. Harris as new President,” Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 8 April 1920, page 2.

“Action is being taken this afternoon in the juvenile court,” Winnipeg Tribune, 13 November 1925, page 6.

“Selkirk and district items [The Donald School at Narol opened last Thursday],” Selkirk Weekly Record, 2 September 1926, page 1.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 October 2019

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