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Memorable Manitobans: Norbert Pelland (1899-1970)

Community activist.

Born at Myrtle, Manitoba on 6 June 1899, he was a member of the Sacred Heart Parish and belonged to the Society of St. Jean Baptiste, as well as the Knights of Columbus. Pelland was a member of the Quarter Century Club, and also a Sargeant Major for eighteen years in R.C.A.S.C. Pelland was a member of the Missionary Association of Mary Immaculate and served as President of the First Missionary Group until his death at Winnipeg on 28 May 1970.

Sources:

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

The Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, 30 May 1970, page 36.

Page revised: 11 October 2008

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