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Memorable Manitobans: Aime Decosse (c1903-1991)

Cleric.

Born at Somerset, Manitoba, he studied at St. Boniface College and Laval Univesity, serving in the diocese of Gravelbourg as secretary, chaplain, parish priest, superior of the Major Seminary and Vicar General before being consecrated Bishop of Gravelbourg on 26 January 1954, resigning as Bishop in 1973 and retiring at the Residence Saint-Antoine in Winnipeg, where he lived until his death on 9 January 1991.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 January 1991, page 12.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 22 December 2012

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