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Memorable Manitobans: Dorothy Emily Ryan (1903-1989)


Born in the Rural Municipality of Wallace on 15 December 1903, daughter of Albert Edward Ryan (1864-1945) and Emily Moody (1874-1954), and sister of Robert Edward Ryan, she taught at Prairie Star School, East Rosser School, and Rosser Village School (1941-1946; Principal 1942-1946) before joining the teaching staff of the East Kildonan School District and working at Prince Edward School (1952-1954) and Morse Place Junior High School (1959-1960). She died unmarried on 1 September 1989 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.


Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary [Albert E. Ryan], Winnipeg Tribune, 2 July 1945, page 2.

Obituary [Emily Ryan], Winnipeg Free Press, 24 November 1954, page 38.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 September 1989, page 38.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 July 2017

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