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Memorable Manitobans: Nadine Chidley Malcolm (1911-2000)

Community activist.

She was employed by the Winnipeg School Division and, in 1947, was transferred to the Psychology Department of the Child Guidance Clinic and eventually became Director of Special Education. During her career, she was heavily involved locally, nationally and globally in the Council for Exceptional Children and was vital in establishing its Manitoba branch. She was active in volunteer work around the city, including the Save The Children fund and the McKinnon Guild of the Children’s Hospital Fund, as well as being a member of the University Women’s Club and the Manitoba Retired Teacher’s Association. She was predeceased by her first husband George W. Chidley in 1972 and her second husband Robert Milton Malcolm in 1981. She died at Winnipeg on 24 October 2000.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, 28 October 2000, page 62.

We thank Dunc Malcolm for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 June 2014

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