Born in 1886 in Simcoe County, Ontario, Margaret C. Cowie began teaching in Aberdeen Public School, located at 901 Barclay Avenue in Vancouver in November 1914. Moved to Nightingale Public School in February, 1934, was superannuated in 1946, but continued at Nightingale as a substitute until June 1948. During her career as a Grade 5-6 teacher she was instrumental in developing a Canadian Literature library within her school. She passed away in 1961.
From the description of Margaret Cowie fonds. 1920-1934. (University of British Columbia Library). WorldCat record id: 606462571