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Memorable Manitobans: Jean Stuart Williamson (c1920-2015)

Educator.

Born in Montreal, Quebec around 1920, she came to Winnipeg in the early 1940s to attend the Western Bible College, after which she ministered at a Pentecostal church in rural Manitoba. She returned to Winnipeg to attend United College, graduating in 1954, then taught school. She was the Principal of Stony Mountain School (1958-1959) before moving to Emerson where she taught French and was the High School Principal of Emerson School (1961-1963, 1965-1966). After retirement, she moved to Winnipeg and was an active member of Calvary Temple. She died unmarried at Winnipeg on 31 July 2015 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 August 2015.

We thank Audrey Caldwell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 September 2018

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