Memorable Manitobans: Narcisse Breton (1871-1966)

Municipal official.

Born at St-Norbert d’Arthabasca, Quebec on 8 July 1871, he came to Manitoba and served for 30 years on the council of the Rural Municipality of Montcalm, including 22 years as Reeve (1922-1943). He also served as a trustee and Secretary-Treasurer of the Inverness School Board for 42 years. He later lived in retirement at Winnipeg, dying there on 7 December 1966. He was buried in the St. Pie Roman Catholic Cemetery.


“Former Reeve honored,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 May 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 15]

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 December 1966, page 31.

We thank Jacques Cadieux for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2015