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Memorable Manitobans: Adonai Joseph Emile Antonin Dubois (1897-1971)

Municipal official, Justice of the Peace.

Born at the Lorette on 16 December 1897, son of Emile Dubois (1864-1941) and Anna Delorme (1866-1940), he became an agent of Crescent Creamery. He served the community as Reeve (1940-1942) and Justice of the Peace (1942-?) of the Rural Municipality of Ste. Anne (1940-1942) and Resident Administrator [also known as Local Administrator] of the Local Government District of Reynolds (1945-1967). He retired around 1969. On 6 June 1923, he married Yvonne Leclair (1903-2001) at Tache and had seven children: Roland J. Dubois, Simone E. Dubois (1925-2016, wife of Rolan Duguay, later remarried to Leo Grouette), Roger V. Dubois, Agnes Dubois (c1930-1995, wife of Lucien “Ken” Landry), Denise Dubois (1935-1995, wife of Germain Maguet), Leo Debois (?-?), and Germaine Dubois (?-?, wife of Robert “Bob” Harding). He died in the Ste. Anne Hospital on 27 February 1971 and was buried in the Ste. Anne Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada censuses, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary [Emile Dubois], Winnipeg Tribune, 21 August 1941, page 20.

“New plan to administer ten rural districts,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 December 1944, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 March 1971, page 24.

St. Boniface estate file #10657, Adonai Antonin Dubois, Archives of Manitoba.

Obituary [Agnes Landry], Winnipeg Free Press, 31 May 1995, page C5.

Obituary [Denise Dubois], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 June 1995, page C6.

Obituary [Yvonne Dubois], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 2001, page C12.

Obituary [Simone E. Duguay], Winnipeg Free Press, 21 September 2016, page D6.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 9 August 2019

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