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Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
Lieutenant
Governor's
History
Award

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Anne Maria Cowan (1855-1932)

Journalist.

Born at Lower Fort Garry on 20 September 1855, daughter of William Cowan, she wrote a number of articles on early Manitoba history for the Manitoba Free Press. She died at Winnipeg on 27 August 1932 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Life in Fort Garry in the Early Days
Unpublished MHS address, read 10 December 1931.

Sources:

“Memories of early days are revived”, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 December 1931, page 3.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Miss Anne Cowan, expert on north land lore, dies”, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 1932. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

Page revised: 20 December 2009

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