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Memorable Manitobans: Florence Grace Chappell (c1912-1967)


Born at Milden, Saskatchewan around 1912, she came to Manitoba and taught at Reston School (1940s) and Orangeville School (1945-1946). She was the Principal of Woodlands School (1950-1951), Garson School (1952-1955), Langruth School (1955-1956), and Dominion City School (1956-1957). She died, unmarried, at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 20 June 1967 and was buried in the Garry Memorial Park.


Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 22 June 1967, page 29.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 January 2016

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