|| 1917 - 1979|
||Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario
|Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region
||, Waterloo Region, Ontario 
||Elizabeth Miriam Dreger |
|Eby ID Number
||Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario
||15 Mar 2017 |
||Charles Henry Janzen, b. 9 Sep 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario , d. Yes, date unknown |
||Caroline Rose Guggisberg, b. 2 Mar 1882, Ingersoll, Oxford Co., Ontario , d. Yes, date unknown |
- Elizabeth Dreger, a native of Kitchener, gave distinguished service to her community and her country. She graduated from MacDonald Institute, Guelph, with a diploma in Household Science.
She was actively involved with the K-W Business and Professional Women's Club, the Kitchener Horticultural Society, the K-W Gyrettes, the Kitchener YWCA and served as treasurer of the National YWCA. She was a charter member of the Ontario Press Council, a member of the board of governors of the University of Waterloo (1972-1975), the board of governors of Conestoga College (1967-1975), and the board of directors of the Ontario Pioneer Community Foundation (chairman for three years). She was also a member of the Research Committee of the Pioneer Builders Section of the Waterloo County Hall of Fame.
Dreger was President of the Western Ontario Progressive Women's Association and chairman of the women's advisory committee for Ontario. In 1956, she was elected president of the Progressive Conservative Women's Association of Canada and became the first woman in Canada to preside at sessions of a national party convention.1a
1aWaterloo Region Hall of Fame