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Memorable Manitobans: Elizabeth Malkin Cam (1907-1983)

Journalist, community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 25 December 1907, she was a member of the first graduating class of the National Hebrew School, a founding member of Junior Hadassah University Chapter (later Lillian Freiman Chapter), and graduated with an Arts degree from the University of Manitoba (1928). An active member of the Jewish Historical Society, she worked for two years as Editor of The Jewish Post. She died at Winnipeg on 26 October 1983 and was buried in Shaarey Zedek Cemetery.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Four Corners of Dufferin and King
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 18, Number 1, Autumn 1972


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 December 1983, page 45.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 December 2010

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