Leaf, Olive Esther

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Leaf, Olive Esther

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  • Leaf, Olive ; Leaf, Olive Esther Mccormick ; Mccoormick, Olive

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Dates of existence

28/10/1901 - 02/11/1995

History

Olive Esther Leaf (nee Mccormick) was born in Saskatchewan on October 28, 1901, later relocating to British Columbia. She married Thomas Leaf in Fort Langley in 1924. The couple had settled in Whonnock, where Olive became a life-long community activist. She was deeply involved with the Women's Institute and Whonnock Hall, also participating in the Whonnock and Maple Ridge fairs. Olive and Thomas were well-known congregants at the United Church in Whonnock and became a central member of the community.

Olive died in Maple Ridge on November 2, 1995.

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Olive was a community activist involved in the United Church, along with the Women's Institute and Whonnock Hall. She was also an active participant in community fairs.

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Olive Leaf was a long-time, well-known resident of Whonnock and a central figure in the creation and running of the Women's Institute at Whonnock.

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Created: January 7, 2021

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  • English

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