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Memorable Manitobans: Lionel Isidore Dorge (c1934-2001)


Son of David Dorge and Philomene Lemoine, he taught history at St. Boniface College and the University of Manitoba. He served on the Historical Observances Committee of the Manitoba Centennial Corporation. In 1970, he was President of the St. Boniface Historical Society and later served as its Executive Director. In 1973, he published Introduction a l’Etude des Franco-Manitobains, the first bibliographical essay on Franco-Manitoban history and did doctoral studies at McMaster University. He died on 26 September 2001. A collection of his papers is held at the St. Boniface Historical Society.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Bishop Taché and the Confederation of Manitoba, 1869-1870
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 26, 1969-70 Season


“Franco-Manitoban guide published,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 October 1973, page 36.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 September 2001, page 61.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 October 2001, page 41.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 June 2019

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