Memorable Manitobans: Robert Aurel “Bob” Jacques (1914-2004)
Born at St. Boniface on 3 January 1914, son of Jean Baptiste Jacques (c1888-1945) and Maria Anna St. Onge (1886-1926), he completed medical studies at the University of Manitoba with the sponsorship of Louis D. Collin. After practicing medicine at Flin Flon and St. Boniface, in 1950 he co-founded the St. Boniface Clinic with Jean-Marie Huot. In later years, he established a small practice at Oakbank and, in retirement, completed a degree in French Language studies at the University of Victoria. He died on 15 July 2004.
Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary [Jean Baptiste Jacques], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 December 1945, page 3.
We thank Robert Jacques and Betty Prosser for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 25 December 2018
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