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Memorable Manitobans: Lucille Davis Huot (1924-1991)

Community activist.

Born at St. Boniface on 30 May 1924, daughter of Priscilla Guilbault (1894-1971) and John Caswell Davis, she attended the University of Manitoba. On 7 June 1947, she married Dr. Jean-Marie Huot (1918-2009) and they had five children, including Marie-Louise Huot. She devoted countless hours to charitable organizations such as the Community Chest, Société franco-manitobaine, United Way, UNICEF, and Jocelyn House. She was an active member of the Liberal Party of Canada, Chair of the St. Boniface School Board, and a member of the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women. She died on 29 March 1991.

Sources:

“Mrs. Davis entertains in honor of her daughter,” Winnipeg Tribune, 9 May 1947, page 12.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 April 1991, page 35.

Obituary [Jean-Marie Huot], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 February 2009.

We thank Monika Feist and Yvonne Huot for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 March 2020

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