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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Rivers Boivin (1878-1951)

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Arthur Rivers Boivin
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MLA (1921-1922), MLA (1923-1927), MLA (1927-1932), MLA (1933-1936), MLA (1941-1945).

Born in 1878, son of farmer Wilfred Boivin (1853-1940), he was acclaimed for the Iberville constituency to the Manitoba Legislative in a November 1917 provincial by-election. He was acclaimed again in the 1920 provincial general election, then re-elected in 1922, acclaimed in 1927, re-elected in 1932, defeated in 1936, and elected in 1941. He died in 1951 and was buried in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Sources:

“Wilfred Boivin buried at coast,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 January 1940. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 July 2019

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