McKitrick, Edith

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McKitrick, Edith

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Edith Agnes McKitrick was born in 1901, the first of eight children of T.G. McKitrick and Sarah Agnes Colter. Edith McKitrick was born and raised in Crystal City, Manitoba. She was a student at Wesley College (one of the founding colleges of what is now the University of Winnipeg) from 1922 to 1926. After obtaining her degree she attended the Manitou Normal School to obtain her teaching certificate. She taught in several rural schools and was Principal of the school in Winnipegosis, Manitoba prior to her retirement in 1966. She was involved in many music and drama programs throughout her teaching career. She later moved to Winnipeg where she became involved with the Augustine United Church and the University of Winnipeg Womens' Club. She was married to William J. (Scotty) Howatson. She died on July 29, 1994.


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Description created by Jared Warkentin on February 1, 2019.
Edited by Brett Lougheed on February 21, 2019.


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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas George “T.G.” McKitrick (1874-1953)
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, July 30, 1994

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