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Memorable Manitobans: Frances Louise Martin (1924-2002)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 4 March 1924, daughter of George Elmer Martin (c1895-1958) and Beatrice Morton (1893-?), she was a teacher at Golden Stream School (1942-1943) and in the Winnipeg School Division, including at John M. King School (1950-1954), Norquay School (1955-1959), Robert H. Smith School (1959-1961), and Grosvenor School (1964-1965), prior to serving as the Principal of Argyle School (1965-1966), Glenelm School (1966-1968), and Wolseley School. She died at Winnipeg on 26 July 2002.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Burns salesman, George E. Martin dies at 63,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 January 1958, page 11.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 July 2002, page 33.

Brandon estate file PR02-01-61107, Frances L. Martin, Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 March 2018

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