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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.


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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