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Memorable Manitobans: Annie Mae McIntyre Moore (1889-1980)

Community activist.

Born on a farm near Clearwater on 8 January 1889, she took her education at Clearwater School then worked for the R. J. Burgess General Store and the Clearwater Telephone Company. In 1919, she married the local school principal Andrew Moore following his return from military service. She assisted him in his educational work, in addition to being active as President of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and the University of Winnipeg Women’s Auxiliary. In 1959, she was elected as President of the Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Association of Consumers. In 1975, she was given an honorary doctorate by the University of Winnipeg. She died in early June 1980.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 5 June 1980. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B18, page 201]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 February 2011

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