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Memorable Manitobans: Max Dubas (c1908-1980)

Municipal official.

Born at Narol around 1908, he lived there until 1948 when he moved to East Selkirk. He served for nine years as a school trustee in the Donald School District, as a councillor in the Rural Municipality of St. Clements from 1943 to 1948, then its Reeve from 1948 until his death. He was a member of the Selkirk and District Hospital Board for 33 years, Vice-Chairman of the Selkirk and District Planning Area Board, a member of the Board of Directors of the Growers’ Co-op Buildings Limited, a life member of the Manitoba Good Roads Association, a member of the East Selkirk Community Hall, and a member and cantor of the St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church. He was a Liberal candidate for the Brokenhead constituency in the 1962 provincial general election but was defeated by Ed Schreyer. He was made an honorary life member of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities. He died suddenly at Selkirk on 2 April 1980 and was buried in the East Selkirk Parish Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 April 1980, page 43.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 January 2018

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