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Manitoba Organization: University Women’s Club of Winnipeg

The University Women’s Club of Winnipeg, founded on 14 April 1909, provides fellowship for members, leadership and effective action for community initiatives, and a voice for national issues through the Canadian Federation of University Women.

Presidents

Period

President

1909

Mary Elizabeth Crawford (1876-1953)

1910-1911

Margaret Jeannette Johnston (1862-1921)

1911-1912

Grace Laura Wikoff Hadcock (1876-1947)

1912

Eva Lilian Jones (1871-1948)

1912-1913

Mary Elizabeth Crawford (1876-1953)

1913-1915

Margaret Stovel McWilliams (1875-1952)

1915-1917

Elsie Elizabeth Moore (1880-1965)

1917-1918

Mrs. L. B. Copeland
Miss Margaret Springate

1918-1919

Miss Margaret Springate
Mrs. G. L. Lennox

1919-1920

Mrs. G. L. Lennox

1920-1921

Mrs. Eldon Siddall

1921-1922

Miss E. M. MacDougall

1922-1923

Mrs. E. D. Honeyman

1923-1924

Miss Myrtle Lewis

1924-1926

Mrs. W. W. Cross

1926-1928

Mrs. C. A. Hallberg

1928-1930

Mrs. Leonard Heaton

1930-1932

Miss Mary Stewart

1932-1934

Mrs. J. S. DeLury

1934-1936

Louise Olive Cole (?-1965)

1936-1938

Mrs. F. G. Ritchie

1938-1939

Luella Gertrude Lick Smith (1896-1963)

1939-1941

Mrs. H. B. Somerfield

1941-1943

Mrs. Norman James

1943-1945

Doris Boyce Saunders (1901-2003)

1945-1947

Avis Birdina Maude Clark (1883-?)

1947-1949

Lela Helen McKnight (1886-1954)

1949-1951

Aileen Motley Doerkson (?-1971)

1951-1953

Mrs. C. Rhodes-Smith
Margaret Turnbull Gow (1901-1989)

1953-1955

Margaret Turnbull Gow (1901-1989)

1955-1957

Mrs. Cyril Ashmore

1957-1959

Genevieve Brock Brownell (1901-1999)

1959-1961

Myrtle Rietta Conway (1908-2005)

1961-1963

Mrs. Harold A. Plant

1963-1965

Mrs. W. W. Smith

1965-1967

Mrs. James A. Clark

1967-1969

Mrs. Russell Woods

1970-1971

Mrs. C. A. E. Jensen

1971-1973

Mrs. Rupert Whitehead

1973-1975

Mrs. Ashley Thomson

1975-1977

Frances Arnett Bowles

1977-1979

Mrs. Freda Gray

1979-1981

Miss Shirley Bradshaw

1981-1983

Dr. Alice Cheatley

1983-1984

Mrs. A. T. (Nina) Phillips

1984-1986

Mrs. H. G. (Genevieve) Doidge

1986-1988

Elizabeth Feniak

1988-1990

Doris Mae Oulton

1990-1992

Joyce Patricia Hill (?-2014)

1992-1993

Elisabeth Bevis

1993-1995

Susan Irving

1995-1997

Donna Margaret Louise Crosland Blight (1936-2008)

1997-1999

Betty Shearer

1999-2001

Mary Scott

2001-2003

Lorraine Cook

2003-2005

Dr. Muriel Smith OC

2005-2007

Helen Norrie

2007-2009

Janet Goldack

2009-2011

Céline P. Kear

2011-2013

Sylvia Marsh

2013-present

Sandra Millen

See also:

Manitoba Organization: University Women’s Club of Portage la Prairie

University Women’s Club of Winnipeg

Sources:

We thank the University Women’s Club of Winnipeg for providing a list of its Presidents through the years, and June Dutka and Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2016

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