Born: January 17/18, 1891, Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.
Died: September 9, 1979, Willowdale, Ontario, Canada.
Buried: Trinity United Church cemetery, Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.
Daughter of Charles Adolphus and Mary Ellen Donohue Jacques, Edna grew up in Briercrest, near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. She began writing verse as a teenager, her first efforts appearing in the Moose Jaw Times. After finishing her studies in the public schools, she moved to Calgary where she wrote a poetic response to In Flanders Fields, which was read at the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, DC. This vault… Go to person page >