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Memorable Manitobans: Marcel Boulic (1916-1959)

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Marcel Boulic
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Businessman, MLA (1958-1959), MLA (1959-1959).

Born at Altamont on 15 January 1916, he was educated at Faure School and St. Boniface College. He farmed for a time before buying a creamery at Notre Dame de Lourdes. Starting at the age of 24, he held a variety of public offices, including three years as a school trustee, and a municipal councillor. He was Reeve of the Rural Municipality of South Norfolk from 1954 to 1957. After an unsuccessful bid in 1955 for election to the Manitoba Legislature, in 1958 he was elected the Conservative MLA for the Cypress constituency. Soon after, he was named Provincial Secretary in the cabinet of Dufferin Roblin and served until his death. He was re-elected in the 1959 general election but died of a heart attack on 22 September 1959. He was buried in the Notre Dame Catholic Cemetery.

Sources:

“Marcel Boulic dies, 43,” Winnipeg Free Press, 23 September 1959, page 1.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 July 2019

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