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Memorable Manitobans: Andre Beauchemin (1824-1902)

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Andre Beauchemin
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MLA (1871-74).

Uncle of Baptiste Beauchemin, he was a delegate to the November 1869 council from St. Vital. Later he was a French delegate from St. Vital to the Convention of Forty (1870) and a councillor in the provisional government of 1870. Elected to the provincial legislature in December 1870, he delivered the famous Riel-Lépine letter to Lieutenant-Governor Morris in 1873.


Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2018

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