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Memorable Manitobans: Ethel Frances Lindsay Osborne (1877-?)


Born at St. Thomas, Ontario on 11 October 1877, daughter of William Henry Lindsay and Frances Leslie, she was educated at Toronto. She came to Manitoba in 1900 and became the editor of the women’s page of the Winnipeg Telegram and later the Manitoba Free Press. She served as President of the Canadian Women’s Press Club (1908-1909) and President of the Winnipeg Branch of the Canadian Women’s Press Club (1910-1911).

On 17 April 1907, she married grain merchant R. C. Osborne. She was a member of the Women’s Canadian Club, Winnipeg Golf Club, St. Charles Country Club, and Anglican Church. In 1916, she lived at 128 Yales Avenue, Winnipeg.


Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Northern Who’s Who: A Biographical Dictionary of Men and Women, edited by Dr. C. W. Parker, Winnipeg: International Press Limited, 1916.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 January 2013

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