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Memorable Manitobans: Francis H. Benoit (c1922-2000)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born in the Rural Municipality of Ste. Anne around 1922, son of John Benoit and Rose Paradis Beniot Barrette (c1899-1990), he took up the career of farming. He and his wife Marion (1937-2013) had two sons. Later in life, he served as Reeve of the RM of Ste. Anne (1979-1990), resigning on account of illness, with two years left on his last term. He died at the Ste. Anne Hospital on 26 August 2000 and was buried in the Green Acres Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

“Voter awareness ‘zilch,’ reeve says,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 1990, page 2.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 august 2000, page C7.

Obituary [Marion Benoit], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 February 2013, page B14.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 25 January 2015

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