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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.

Sources:

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: 18 June 2022

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