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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph A. Beliveau (1884-1936)

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Joseph A. Beliveau
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Clothing store manager.

Born at St. Boniface on 9 May 1884, son of Hormisdas Beliveau and Ernestine Guilbault, he was educated at St. Boniface College and the Ottawa College. He commenced a career as clerk in the “Fashion Craft” store, then cashier, accountant, assistant manager and controls half interest with J. A. Richard of Montreal.

In 1908, he married Louise Prudhomme (?-1911), daughter of Judge Prudhomme of St. Boniface. They had one son, Louis Beliveau. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Charles Country Club, and Carleton Club.

He died at St. Boniface on 26 February 1936 and was buried in St. Boniface Cemetery.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

“J. A. Beliveau, pioneer citizen of St. Boniface, dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 February 1936, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 March 2016

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