MacRae, Helen Fraser, 1910-2001

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MacRae, Helen Fraser, 1910-2001

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Helen Fraser MacRae, daughter of Reverend Duncan Murdoch and Edith (Sutherland) MacRae, was born in Hamhaung, Korea, where her parents served as missionaries. She had two siblings, Pearl and Allister. Helen MacRae completed her early education in Korea and at the Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan. She graduated from Dalhousie University with a BA in 1933 and a B.Ed. in 1934. She was a teacher in Baddeck for several years, where she met and married Gordon H. Parker. Her second husband was Dr. Alexander Lee whom she married ca. 1975. MacRae taught in Nova Scotia schools for over thirty years and retired to begin a research project on Canadian missionaries in Korea. Her book A Tiger on Dragon Mountain, published in 1993, was the result of several years of research in Canada and abroad. MacRae was the recipient of the Canadian Centennial Medal in 1967 and the Republic of Korea National Decoration of Honour in 1987. She died at Newcombville on 27 January 2001, the wife of A. James Haslam.


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