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Memorable Manitobans: Barbara Marguerite McCord (1901-1954)

Educator.

Born at Winnipeg on 18 June 1901, daughter of George McCord and Rose Anna Erskine, sister of Rose E. McCord, she was educated at St. John’s Technical High School and the Central Normal School. After teaching at Morden for several years, she returned to Winnipeg in 1920 where she taught at Machray School, Luxton School, Aberdeen School, and Ralph Brown School (1954) and served as the Principal of Argyle School (1943-1949) and Inkster School (1949-1953). She died at Winnipeg on 12 December 1954 and was buried in the St. John’s Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“New appointments effective this fall,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 May 1949, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 December 1954, page 23.

“Barbara McCord, city teacher, dies in hospital,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 December 1954, page 29.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 February 2018

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