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Memorable Manitobans: Boniface Guimond (1907-1991)

Teacher, mill worker, constable.

Born at Fort Alexander, Manitoba on 8 July 1907, son of Antoine and Elizabeth Guimond, he taught school at Bloodvein and Little Grand Rapids for 12 years then returned to Fort Alexander where he worked for Abitibi Paper Company for 38 years. He also worked as a town constable over the same period. On 3 July 1927, he married Elizabeth Patrick (1909-1979) of Berens River, Manitoba. They had 18 children, 12 girls and six boys. He was inducted into the Order of Canada (1980) and received the Evangelism Award (1989) and the Filmon Award for Volunteer Services (1990). He died at Pine Falls, Manitoba on 13 June 1991.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 June 1991.

We thank Crystal Ducharme for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2012

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