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Memorable Manitobans: Jean Margaret Cameron (1905-1984)


After teaching in rural schools for several years, in 1927 she joined the teaching staff of the Winnipeg School Division and taught elementary classes at Wellington School (1928-1946) and Grosvenor School (1946-1949). She served as the Principal of Fort Rouge School (1949-1953), Argyle School (1953-1961), and Fort Rouge School (1961-1971) after which she retired. She was Chair of the Winnipeg Teachers’ Association and the Manitoba Educational Association. She died at Winnipeg on 17 September 1984.


“New appointments effective this fall,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 May 1949, page 3.

“Receive city school appointments,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 1949, page 3.

“20 school board appointments made,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 May 1971, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 September 1984, page 54.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 January 2016

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