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Memorable Manitobans: Kathleen Ina Rodgers Burrows (?-?)


The daughter of Mr. J. A. Rodgers, of Winnipeg, she graduated from the University of Manitoba with a BA degree (1936) and worked at North Plympton School (1930-1931, Principal), Cypress River Consolidated School (1931-1935), and Sanford School (1935-1938). On 6 June 1942, she married Corporal Russell Ellis Burrows (son of J. L. Burrows, of Killarney) at the St. James United Church. They settled in Ottawa, Ontario, after which her whereabouts are unknown.


“University entrance examinations results,” Manitoba Free Press, 1 August 1925, page 7.

“Degrees to be conferred on 450 university graduates,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 May 1936, pages 1 & 11.

“Burrows - Rodgers,” Ottawa Journal, 16 June 1942, page 10.

“Congratulations [Cpl. Russell Ellis Burrows, R.C.A.F. ...],” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 July 1942, page 9.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 22 December 2017

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