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Memorable Manitobans: Norah Winnifred Maude Thompson (1899-1992)

Educator, administrator.

Born at Boissevain on 22 February 1899, one of five children of Ethel Eleanor Sankey (1867-?) and Frank Thompson (1865-?), she was educated at Boissevain School and the Brandon Normal School. She taught in St. James for many years, finally as Vice-Principal of Assiniboine School (1954-1956) and Strathmillan School (1956-1959). She was a member of St. Luke’s Anglican Church. She died unmarried at Winnipeg on 17 January 1992.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 January 1992, page 31.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 April 2020

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