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Memorable Manitobans: Elizabeth Stevenson (1907-1985)

Educator.

Born on the family farm in the RM of Thompson on 9 February 1907, daughter of Henry Stevenson and Marrion Reid, she attended Normal School in 1928. She taught at Sharon School (1938-1945), Roseisle School (1946-1947), Opawaka School (1947-1948), Eldorado School (1953-1956), and Rosebank School (1956-1958). She retired from teaching in 1959 and lived for the remainder of her life at Miami. She died at Swan Lake, unmarried, on 9 June 1985 and was buried in the Miami Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 June 1985, page 41.

Miami & R. M. of Thompson Chronicles by Thompson History Book Committee, c1998. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.M50Mia]

This page was prepared by Ina Bramadat and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2014

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