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Memorable Manitobans: Winona Margaret Flett (1884-1922)

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Born in Brant County, Ontario on 10 January 1884, daughter of James Flett and Isabella Bowie, she married Frederick John Dixon on 15 October 1914. The couple had two children: Doris Muriel Dixon (1916-?) and ? Dixon (1922-?). Flett and her sister Lynn were members of the Political Equality League in Winnipeg; she served on its Executive for many years. She was a stenographer and a member of the Canadian Women’s Press Club. She died of pneumonia at Winnipeg on 16 May 1922 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Ancestry.

Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1921 Canada census, Ancestry.

“Death of Mrs. F. J. Dixon,” Manitoba Free Press, Wednesday 17 May 1922.

This page was prepared by Angela Graham and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 January 2022

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