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Jean H. Lagasse

Civil servant.

Born at Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, he moved to Manitoba in 1938. He received his BA from St. Boniface College in 1947 and his MA from Columbia University in 1956. He was head of the Canadian Citizenship Branch office from 1952 to 1956. He was head of the Research Committee which lead to the report on the Métis and Indians in Manitoba. From 1957 to 1959, he was President of the Manitoba Federation of Home and School Associations. In 1960, he was a consultant on Indian and Métis affairs for the Province of Manitoba.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Métis in Manitoba
MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1958-59 Season

Sources:

We thank Joseph Keeper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 October 2012

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