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Memorable Manitobans: J. Gabriel Dufault (1941-2015)

Community activist.

Born on 26 September 1941, son of Alphonse Dufault (?-1996) and Marie-Anna Forest (c1917-1997), he worked in the financial and insurance fields and was a staunch advocate for credit unions. He volunteered with the Folk Arts Council and served as President of the Union National Métisse St. Joseph du Manitoba. He died at Winnipeg on 18 June 2015. He is commemorated by a walking trail in St. Vital.

Sources:

Obituary [Alphonse Dufault], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 September 1996, page 16.

Obituary [Marie-Anna Dufault], Winnipeg Free Press, 9 June 1997, page 25.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 June 2015.

New St. Vital trail named after French advocate,” CTV News.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 April 2020

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