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Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Ellen Raleigh “Maggie” McGreevy (1872-1950)


Born in Almonte, Ontario on 10 October 1872, she moved to Winnipeg in 1897. She taught at Dufferin School (1900-1902), Pinkham School (Principal, 1902-1903), and Dufferin School (1903-1906). On 1 July 1907, she married Cornelius McGreevy (c1861-1925), a lawyer from Pontiac, Illinois, at Winnipeg. The couple had no children. She was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis. She died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 20 June 1950.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 June 1950, page 33.

Henderson’s Winnipeg Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 January 2015

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