Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 141 years


Memorable Manitobans: Maureen Gault Southern (1918-2003)

Sportswoman.

Born at Belfast, Ireland on 22 December 1918, daughter of James and Margaret Gault, the family immigrated to Canada when she was four years of age. She excelled in hockey, baseball, bowling, was the 1935 Manitoba Ladies Horseshoe Champion and, in 1936-1937, played for the Ladies Olympic Hockey Club, which won the Manitoba and Western Canada championships. She coached hockey, kept score for Little League baseball at the Riverview Community Centre and was a member of the Winnipeg Canoe Club where she golfed until her 80th year. She died at Winnipeg on 29 July 2003.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 July 2003.

“They will never be forgotten,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, pages A6-7.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 10 September 2017

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2020 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.