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Memorable Manitobans: Maude Kerr Goodale (?-1942)

Community activist.

She taught school on the Portage Plains for several years. At the outbreak of the First World War, she served as a nurse overseas. On 19 December 1923, she married Jesse Goodale at Winnipeg. They had three daughters: Agnes Goodale, Lola Goodale, and Jessie Goodale. She served as President of the United Farm Women of Manitoba from 1934 to 1937. She was also active with the IODE, Children’s Welfare, Women’s Institute, and Red Cross. She died at Winnipeg on 17 October 1942 and was buried in the Portage Cemetery.

Sources:

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Mrs. J. Goodale dies in hospital”, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 October 1942, page 20.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 1942, page 17.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 July 2011

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