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Memorable Manitobans: Roger V. Dubois (1934-2015)

Municipal official.

Born at Ste. Anne on 3 January 1934, son of Adonai Joseph Emile Antonin Dubois and Yvonne Leclair (1903-2001), and brother of Roland J. Dubois, he grew up in Ste. Anne and graduated from collegiate grades in St. Boniface. Following teacher training at St. Boniface Normal School, he taught at Balmoral School before joining the teaching staff of the Norwood School District, including work at Queen Elizabeth School (?-?) and Nordale School (1972-1973), and was Principal of Queen Elizabeth School (1967-1972), and Dawson Trail School (?-?) in Lorette. In semi-retirement, he returned to teach French Immersion at Springfield Heights School (?-?). He was a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society. He married Bev Strand and had two daughters. He died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 30 January 2015 and was buried in the Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 February 2015, pge 27.

We thank Le Centre du patrimoine of La Société historique de Saint-Boniface for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 9 August 2019

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