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Memorable Manitobans: Genevieve Ann Craig (1909-1987)


Born at Winnipeg on 15 February 1909, daughter of Isabella Briggs (c1870-1962) and Henry Fulton Craig (c1867-1951), she taught school for 40 years, including service as a teacher at North Transcona School (1938-1941), Lord Wolseley School (1941-1957), and Polson School (1957-1960), the latter as Principal. She was the Reading Supervisor in the East Kildonan School District before retiring to Victoria, British Columbia in 1970. She died unmarried at Victoria on 25 November 1987 and was buried near her parents in the Brookside Cemetery.


Obituary [Henry Fulton Craig], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 April 1951, page 23.

Obituary [Isabella Briggs Craig], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 July 1962, page 24.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 December 1987, page 44.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 June 2021

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