Memorable Manitobans: May Maty Somerville (?-1987)
She began her teaching career at Tache School in 1925, working there until becoming Vice-Principal of King George V School (?-1953). She became of Principal of Archwood School (1953-1962) and Nordale School (1962-1968) before retiring in 1968. Upon retirement, she was feted for her 43 years of service to Manitoba education. She died, unmarried, in Winnipeg on 18 June 1987.
“Bill Trebicoe’s back,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 May 1968, page 3.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 June 1987, page 46.
Henderson’s Winnipeg Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 4 August 2014
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