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Memorable Manitobans: Francois Azarie Dugas (1852-?)

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Born at St. Jacques de L’Achigan, Quebec on 12 March 1852, son of Alexandre Dugas and Eimilie Poirier, he was educated at l’Assomption College, l’Assomption, Quebec. He joined its staff as Professor of Literature in 1874, moving to Chambley, Quebec in 1878. He came to St. Boniface in 1884 as Rector of St. Boniface College, going to St. Andrews, Quebec in 1889 and returning to St. Boniface in 1899. In 1911, Dugas was Priest and Vicar-General (Prot. Apost.), cure St. Boniface Cathedral, at St. Boniface.

Brother of Georges Dugas.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 December 2012

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