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Memorable Manitobans: Mildred C. Shatsky Cohen (1906-?)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 29 July 1906, daughter of Moisha “Moses” Shatsky (1861-1933) and Ida Maggin (1863-1931), she grew up in the family residence at 355 Magnus Avenue and attended William Whyte School. Following teacher training, she taught at Leeland School (1925-1926) and was Principal of Purple Bank School (1926-1927). Within the following few years, she married fellow Winnipeg native Jack Cohen (1902-?) and resided at Chicago, Illinois. The couple had one child: Harilyn Cohen (1930-1935). Still alive in Chicago as of 1946, she died sometime prior to 1979.

Sources:

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1906 & 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“Isabella’s luck,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 May 1918, page 40.

“Society [Miss Mildred Shatsky],” Winnipeg Tribune, 6 July 1928, page 10.

Obituary [Moses Shatsky], Winnipeg Tribune, 30 June 1933, page 2.

Obituary [Samuel Shatsky] Winnipeg Free Press, 13 March 1946, page 14.

Obituary [Mrs. Sarah Leonoff] Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1967, page 37.

Obituary [Bert Shatsky], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 July 1979, page 61.

Klieman-Lucyshyn family tree, Ancestry.

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, Ancestry.

Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 3 April 2018

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