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Memorable Manitobans: Zephirin “Zeph” Audet (1909-1987)

Municipal official.

He was a councillor and Reeve (1956-1974) of the Rural Municipality of DeSalaberry, and President of the Manitoba Good Roads Association (1967-1970). He also served on the executive of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities, Provincial Municipal Board, Weed Control Board, Eastman Development Corporation, and a local organizing committee of the Manitoba Centennial Corporation. He was a Progressive Conservative candidate for Carillon in the 1966 provincial general election but was defeated by Leonard Barkman. He was a member of the St. Pierre Agricultural Society and was on the board of St. Pierre Manor. He managed the Otterburne hockey team in its early years. He died at his home at Otterburne on 4 August 1987 and was buried in the Otterburne Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 August 1987, page 52.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 June 2019

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