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Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Inez Barbour (1895-1968)

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Margaret Inez Barbour
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Educator.

Born at Little Rocher, New Brunswick on 4 August 1895, daughter of David and Josephine Barbour, she moved to The Pas in 1923 where she taught at The Pas School until retirement in 1964. A retirement ceremony was attended by 500 of her friends and former students. She died of stomach cancer at The Pas on 8 February 1968 and was buried at Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick. She is commemorated by Margaret Barbour Collegiate in The Pas.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 February 1968, page 30.

We thank Barbara Martin for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 January 2016

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