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Memorable Manitobans: Octave Regnier (1828-?)

Notary public, municipal official, storekeeper.

Born in Quebec, he came to Manitoba with his family in May 1878 and took up residence at St. Francois Xavier. He served as the first Reeve of the Rural Municipality of St. Francois Xavier, from May to December 1880. He and wife Charlotte McIntosh had five children: Octave Regnier, Mary Regnier, Theodore Regnier, Wilfred Regnier (b 1870, father of Laurier Regnier), and Clovis Regnier.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Our First Hundred Years: History of St. Francois-Xavier Municipality by St. Francois-Xavier Historical Society, 1980.

“The Regnier family centennial at St. Francois-Xavier”, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 August 1978, page 274.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 March 2010

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