Frideborg Winblad (1869-1964) obituary in the Västernorrlands Allehanda on December 02, 1964.
Frideborg Winblad dead. Former head (seminarierektorn) of a training college, Miss Frideborg Winblad, of Härnösand died on Monday this week at the nursing home in Fristad where she lived her last years. She was 95 years old. Frideborg Winblad was one of the country´s women of distinction as regarding infant school education. When the state authorities, many years ago, started to develop better education for infant school teachers and to create a new plan (undervisningsplan) for [all] education, Miss Winblad became the only female member of the the committee. She was also during many years Vice Chairman of the board of the National Association for Infant-School Teachers. Frideborg Winblad was born in Bredbyn (now Anundsjö), where her father was an organist. After passing her exams at the seminary for primary school teachers (folkskollärare) in Umeå 1896, she began to work as a teacher at the infant school; she attended the seminary training college in Härnösand, and became in 1907 its head. She stayed at this post until she retired in 1929. Her personlaity made her popular among colleges, pupils and friends, whose thankfulness made them found a scholarship in her name on her 70th birthday. Nearest grieving are the children of her siblings and their families.