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Memorable Manitobans: Mabel Estella Prout Cuddy (1889-1964)


Born at Portage la Prairie on 22 July 1889, daughter of Thomas W. Prout (1857-1918) and Emmaline [Emiline] “Emily” Clark (1857-1934), she taught at Elsmith School and was the Principal of Sanford School (1917-1918) and Westfield School (1920-1921). On 31 December 1921, she married James Anthony Cuddy at Winnipeg and they had three daughters: Embree Emmeline Cuddy (wife of Robert William Law), Nan Cuddy (wife of W. J. Sanderson), and Patricia Cuddy (wife of J. E. A. Wildman). She died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 21 June 1964 and was buried in the Sanford Cemetery.


Birth, marriage, and death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Engagements [Mr. and Mrs. James A. Cuddy],” Winnipeg Tribune, 2 June 1947, page 10.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 June 1964, page 23.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 July 2017

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