Memorable Manitobans: Gabriel J. Girard (1935-2006)
Educator, businessman, MLA (1969-1973).
Born at St. Eustache on 14 September 1935, he worked as a teacher, serving as the Principal of Dominion City School (1961-1966) and Superintendent of the White Horse Plain School Division (1973-1975). He also sold real estate, managed a farm equipment dealership, and operated a machine shop. Defeated in the 1966 provincial general election, he was elected to the Manitoba Legislature in 1969, representing the Emerson constituency. He did not stand for re-election in the 1973 election. He served on the St. Boniface School Division Board and was a member of the Manitoba Public Schools Finance Board. He died at Winnipeg on 4 February 2006.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Treasures of Time: The Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1914-1984 by RM of Cartier, c1985. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5648.C37 Tre]
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 February 2006, page 31.
Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 23 December 2017
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