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Memorable Manitobans: Jean Laughland White (1904-1994)

Educator.

Born in the Rural Municipality of Cameron on 1 January 1904, daughter of William Laughland (1851-1921) and Jane Arbuckle (1860-1938), she grew up at Hartney and took teacher training. She worked in rural Manitoba, including as Principal (1929-1930) and teacher (1929-1931) at Central St. Paul School. On 11 April 1931, she married George Wesley Darnell White at Winnipeg and they had a daughter, Frances White. She later moved to British Columbia and retired to Vancouver. She died at St. Vincent’s Hospital on 29 September 1994.

Sources:

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 and 1921 Canada censuses, Library and Archives Canada.

“Results of mid-year university exams [First year Arts and Science],” Manitoba Free Press, 1 January 1926, page 2.

“Results of summer school examinations announced by committee in charge [Chemistry I, 2 & Practical],” Manitoba Free Press, 19 August 1927, page 3.

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 July 2019

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