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Memorable Manitobans: Grace Frances Huntley (1891-1977)

Educator.

Born at Moncton, New Brunswick in 1891, daughter of Frederick Huntley, she attended Mount Allison University and, after coming to Manitoba, obtained BA and MA degrees from the University of Manitoba. She taught for many years in rural Manitoba, serving as Principal at Miami School (1917-1918), Brookdale School (1921), and Souris School (1924-1929). She later returned to Winnipeg to work at the Central Normal School. She taught mathematics at Kelvin High School and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate until retirement. She was a member of Westminister United Church. She died at Winnipeg, unmarried, on 18 April 1977.

Sources:

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 April 1977, page 59.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 February 2013

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