Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
Lieutenant
Governor's
History
Award

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Rhoda Power Tennant (1891-1970)

Educator, municipal official.

Born in Brandon on 21 February 1891, daughter of Henry Power and Elizabeth Reynolds, she lived there her entire life, with the exception of twelve years spent in Minnedosa. She taught school in Brandon for several years, was Brandon’s first female Alderman, and was active in Brandon’s United Church community. She was a member of the Brandon YMCA Auxiliary, was active in St. Paul’s United Church, and was a President of the United Church Women (UCW). She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and of the White Shrine of Jerusalem. She died at Brandon on 15 September 1970 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 17 September 1970.

This page was prepared by Angela Graham and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 March 2015

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.