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Memorable Manitobans: Claire Tisdale Street (1917-?)


Born on the famiy farm in the RM of Argyle on 21 April 1917, daughter of Hannah Isabella Clark and William Tisdale, niece of Walter Felix Tisdale and John Ephram Tisdale, she taught school at Crystal City before working as a reporter for the Winnipeg Free Press. She spent some years in England where she married fellow journalist Samuel Charles “Sam” Street (1915-1972). After her husband's death, she returned to Canada and the Free Press, working there until retirement in April 1981.


Birth registration [Isabel Clare Tisdale], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Samuel Charles Street], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 November 1972, page 37.

“William and Elizabeth Tisdale family” in Come Into Our Heritage: R.M. of Argyle, 1882-1982 by Rural Municipality of Argyle, 1981, page 678.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 April 2022

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