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Memorable Manitobans: Louise May Hudson Dunnett (1903-1993)

Educator.

Born in the Rural Municipality of Louise on 4 September 1903, daughter of George Hudson and Maggie Corbett, she taught for over 40 years and within Winnipeg since 1930, at Lord Wolseley School (1949-1954). She went on to be Principal of Angus McKay School (1954-1963) and McLeod School (1959-1964), after which she retired. She married David Sutherland Dunnett on 12 October 1963. Following their marriage, they traveled a year and a half in Europe, before returning to Winnipeg. She died at Grace Hospital on 9 June 1993 and is presumed interred at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“East Kildonan school bell to call scholars Sept. 6,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 August 1949, page 3.

“E. Kildonan school staffs,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 1952, page 7.

“Educator lists duties of teachers,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 October 1954, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 June 1993, page C6.

Henderson’s Winnipeg Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 September 2014

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