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Memorable Manitobans: Henri Joseph Hubert “Henry” Boux (1919-1994)

Community activist.

Born in the RM of Fort Garry on 23 May 1919, son of Henry Boux and Olivine Lamoureux, he was active with the Arts and Culture Centre at the Trappist Monastery and helped with the restoration of La Boucherie at Place St. Norbert. He was married twice, first to Evelyn Lorraine Tetrault (c1924-1974) with whom he had two sons and four daughters. His second wife was widow Louise Georgiana Very Gregoire (1919-1998). He died at Winnipeg on 13 February 1994 and was buried in the St. Boniface Cemetery. He is commemorated by Henri Boux Park.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Henry Boux Park (Avenue de l’Eglise, Winnipeg)


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Evelyn Lorraine Boux], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 February 1974, page 35.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 February 1994, page 30.

Obituary [Louise Georgiana Boux], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 April 1998, page 59.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 March 2021

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