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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

AGM 2019
MHS
Annual
General
Meeting

Spring Field Trip 2019
MHS
Spring
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Emily Marjorie Shaw (c1915-2009)

Educator.

Born in England around 1915, daughter of George Dickinson Shaw (1887-1954) and Alice Gertrude Call (1884-1956), the family immigrated to Canada around 1929. She attended the University of Manitoba earning BA (1941) and BEd (1954) degree. She taught at Pinkham School (1944-1949) and Norquay School (1950-1955) prior to serving as Principal of Shaughnessy Park School (1955-1959), Alexandra School (1960-1966), and Clifton School (1966-1969). She retired to Brockville, Ontario and died there on 28 August 2009 with burial in Oakland Cemetery.

Sources:

“[John Leslie Shaw],” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 October 1940, page 19.

“Engagements [Dr. J. Leslie D. Shaw],” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 1941, page 8.

“Graduation [Diplomas in Education],” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 May 1941, page 8.

“University lists 940 for Degree , Diplomas, Awards [Bachelor of Education],” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 May 1954, page 3.

Obituary [George Dickinson Shaw], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 July 1954, page 28.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 September 2009, page 29.

St. Johns Anglican Cathedral Cemetery [Alice Shaw, George D. Shaw], FindAGrave.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 October 2016

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