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Memorable Manitobans: E. Shirley Lee (?-2000)

Writer, community volunteer.

She was a literarily inclined individual and was a member of the Winnipeg Writer’s Club and the Winnipeg Poetry Society. Many of her poems were published in Canadian publications. She was also a founding member and eventually President of the Schoolmasters’ Wives Association and volunteering with the Girl Guides and the Craft Guild of Manitoba.

She died at Winnipeg on 18 August 2000.

Sources:

Winnipeg Free Press, Thursday, 24 August 2000, page 36.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 1 December 2008

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