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Memorable Manitobans: Janet Gibson Morton (?-1964)


Born at Glasgow, Scotland, she came to Canada in 1910. She graduated from the University of Manitoba then taught school at Linwood School (1918-1920) and the St. James High School for a number of years. On 7 December 1949, she married her brother-in-law George Ogilvie Mackie. She died at Edmonton, Alberta on 21 October 1964.


Marriage registration [May Bowman Mackie], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [May Bowman Mackie], Winnipeg Free Press, 2 August 1935, page 4.

“Mackie – Morton,” Winnipeg Tribune, 10 December 1949, page 17.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 October 1964, page 34.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 March 2021

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