Kells, Edna

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Kells, Edna

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1880-1947

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Adelaide Edna Kells was born January 10th, 1880 in Artemesia, Ontario (now known as Markdale) to Thomas and Mariane (Glassford) Kells.
Edna Kells became one of the foremost women's editors in western Canada. She worked in newspapers in Winnipeg before coming to Edmonton, where she worked as the South Side reporter for the Edmonton Journal. In 1915 she was appointed Women's Editor, a position she held until her retirement in 1929.
She moved to Victoria, B.C. after retiring. Edna Kells died on June 20, 1947 at the age of 67.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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