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Memorable Manitobans: Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (1907-2001)


Born at Strathclair on 15 June 1907, daughter of Amos Christopher Switzer (1870-1935) and Margaret Anna McCuish (1876-1961), she attended the Central Normal School and began her career teaching at Ochre River School. She went on to be Principal of Rosser Village School (1933-1935). In 1935, she married Norman Frederic Corbett (1908-1973) at Rosser and had three children. She was a member of the Rosser United Church. She died at Stonewall and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.


“Social events, personal news, and club activities,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 May 1939, page 6.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 March 2001, page 34.

Trace/van Beek family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 3 September 2014

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