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us: Shackleton, Doris French, 1918-2002


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Doris Cavell
  • Variants

    • us: French, Doris, 1918-2002
    • us: Martin, Doris Cavell, 1918-2002
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1918
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2002-01-06
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Raymore (Sask.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Victoria (B.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Canada
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Victoria (B.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ottawa (Ont.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
        • Organization: (naf) New Democratic Party
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Journalism
          (lcsh) Biography
            (lcsh) Social history
              (lcsh) Political science
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Authors
                  (lcsh) Journalists
                    (lcsh) Broadcasters
                • Sources

                  • found: Her Ishbel and the Empire, 1988: t.p. (Doris French) Can CIP (Shackleton, Doris French, 1918-)
                  • found: LC database, Sept. 6, 2012 (hdg.: French, Doris Cavell Martin, 1918- ; usage: Doris French, Doris Shackleton)
                  • found: Tommy Douglas, c1975: t.p. (Doris French Shackleton)
                  • found: Fédération québécoise des sociétés de généalogie WWW site, viewed 11 April 2016: obituary database search (Doris Cavell Martin; Shackleton (née Martin) died January 6, 2002, at home in Victoria, B.C.; born in 1918 in Raymore, Saskatchewan; she was predeceased by her first husband, Rob French; Later married and divorced Philip Shackleton; began her Ottawa career as a writer, journalist and columnist with the Ottawa Journal; a Parliamentary Press Gallery Associate Member, she was a feature broadcaster with the CBC, Ottawa; published six volumes of biography and social history including "Tommy Douglas" and "Powertown"; ran as an NDP candidate in Ottawa in the 1972 and 1974 federal elections; moved to Victoria, B.C. in 1987; recently completed her last book, a historical novel entitled "The Jerusalem Wars")
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