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Memorable Manitobans: Katherine E. Smythe (c1881-?)


Born in Quebec around 1881, of Irish parentage, she graduated from Normal School, became a teacher, and was the Principal of Donald School (1918-1927) at Narol. As of 1926, her mother was still alive and resided at Montreal. Her later whereabouts are unknown.


1926 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

“Teachers pick P. D. Harris as new President,” Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 8 April 1920, page 2.

“Action is being taken this afternoon in the juvenile court,” Winnipeg Tribune, 13 November 1925, page 6.

“Selkirk and district items [The Donald School at Narol opened last Thursday],” Selkirk Weekly Record, 2 September 1926, page 1.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 October 2019

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