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Memorable Manitobans: Maurice Duprey (1873-1945)

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Maurice Duprey
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Farmer, MLA (1921-1922).

Born in the United States on 31 March 1873, he came to Canada in 1897 and farmed in the Rural Municipality of Montcalm. Elected in 1920 to the Manitoba Legislature for the Carillon constituency, defeating incumbent Albert Prefontaine by 48 votes, in 1922 and 1923 elections, Duprey again ran against Prefontaine, losing each time. He was defeated again in the 1932 provincial general election. He died at his home near Ste. Elizabeth on 7 October 1945 and was buried in the Ste. Elizabeth Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2018

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