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Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Ellen Eames (1904-1962)


Born on a farm near Arden in June 1904, daughter of Frank Eames (1857-1934) and Anna Eames (1873-1955), she taught at Arden School and Selkirk South Ward School (1945-1958) and was Principal of the Ruth Hooker School (1958-1962). She served as Superintendent of the Selkirk CGIT and was a member of the Selkirk United Church and Business and Professional Women’s Club. She died suddenly at Selkirk on 22 June 1962 and was buried in the Arden Cemetery.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Mrs. Eames honored on 82nd birthday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1955, page 18.

Obituary [Anna Eames], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 November 1955, page 35.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 June 1962, page 47.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 November 2015

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