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Elizabeth Miriam Janzen 

Elizabeth Miriam Janzen

Female 1917 - 1979

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  • Birth  1917  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1979 
    Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region  Bef 2012  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name  Elizabeth Miriam Dreger 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-49786 
    Buried  Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I49786  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Charles Henry Janzen,   b. 9 Sep 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Caroline Rose Guggisberg,   b. 2 Mar 1882, Ingersoll, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F14449  Group Sheet

    Family  Mayor Frederick Louis Dreger,   b. 8 Feb 1912, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1988 
    Family ID  F43199  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Elizaberth Janzen Dreger
    Elizaberth Janzen Dreger

  • Notes 
    • 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


  • Sources 
    1. [S220] Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Waterloo Region Hall of Fame.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1917 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Waterloo Region - Bef 2012 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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