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Memorable Manitobans: Amy Jean Mitchell (1904-1996)


Born at La Riviere on 7 May 1904, daughter of David Mitchell (1868-1957) and Rachel Ann Taylor (1876-1948), she was educated at La Riviere School and the Manitou Normal School, receiving a teacher’s certificate from the latter in 1924. She taught at Cartwright School and Winnipeg Beach School before coming to Winnipeg where she studied for a BEd degree while teaching at Elmwood School and George V School (1948-1953). She served as the Principal of Kent Road School (1956-1962) and Ralph Brown School (1962-1969) before retirement in June 1969. She died at Winnipeg on 30 April 1996 and was buried in the Pilot Mound Cemetery.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 May 1996, page 33.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 February 2018

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