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Memorable Manitobans: Noel Bernier (1879-1944)

Journalist, lawyer.

Born at St. Jeanne, Quebec, son of T. A. Bernier, brother of Joseph Bernier and Alexandre Bernier, he came to Winnipeg in 1880 and was educated at St. Boniface College. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Manitoba in 1898 and was admitted to the Manitoba Bar in 1902. He practiced with the firm of Andrews and Andrews. For 18 years he was editor of Le Manitoba, a French conservative newspaper and wrote the book The Story of the Parish of Fannystelle. He served as President of the St. Jean Baptiste Society of St. Boniface and the French Canadian Society of Education. He died at St. Boniface on 28 June 1944 and was buried in the St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery.

Sources:

“St. Boniface lawyer, Noel Bernier, dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 June 1944, page 2.

“Funeral Monday for Noel Bernier,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 July 1944, page 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 May 2017

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