Memorable Manitobans: Louise Clementine Combaz (1918-1992)
Born at Norwood on 12 February 1918, daughter of Augustine Fombeur (c1888-1977) and Alfred Antoine Combaz (1879-1945), she attended St. Mary’s Academy, graduating in 1937. She worked at the St. Boniface Public Library then was Legislative Librarian of Manitoba (1970-1988). In recognition of her community service, she received a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977). She died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 20 July 1992 and was buried in the St. Boniface Cemetery.
Marriage registration [Augustine Fainbeur, Alfred Combaz], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Birth registration [Louise Clementine Combaz], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“St. Mary’s alumnae to honor graduates at banquet tonight,” Winnipeg Tribune, 17 November 1937, page 7.
Death registration [Alfred Antoine Combaz], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Tea in St. Boniface planned by friend to assist library,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 March 1956, page 21.
Obituary [Augustine Combaz], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 August 1977, page 46.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 22 July 1992, page 16.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 18 June 2022