Memorable Manitobans: Mary Joker Burke “Mamie T.” Gordon (1876-?)
Born at Ontario on 8 October 1876, daughter of William Michael Burke and Mary A. Marshall, she moved to Winnipeg and was the Principal of Pinkham School (1900-1901). On 4 September 1901, she married fellow Winnipeg resident William Edward Masey Gordon (c1867-?) in Vancouver, British Columbia. The couple returned to Winnipeg, and following her tenure as Principal, her whereabouts are unknown.
1901 Canada Census, Automated Genealogy.
Marriage registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.
“Gordon - Burke,” Manitoba Morning Free Press, 5 September 1901, page 3.
Henderson’s Winnipeg Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 2 January 2015
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