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Memorable Manitobans: Anne Sims Crichton (1910-1994)


Born at Stonewall on 12 March 1910, a daughter of Fred Sims and Lily Cook, she attended Stonewall Collegiate and the Central Normal School. She taught school for several years and served as the Principal of Swan Lake School (1946-1949), Minitonas School (1949-1950), and Ninette School (1950-1951). On 14 July 1951, she married Robert James Crichton at Minitonas. They had two daughters. She died at Calgary, Alberta on 13 July 1994.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

“Crichton-Sims vows made at Holy Trinity,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 July 1951, page 13.

Obituary, Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 18 July 1994, page 17.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 November 2013

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