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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Aurel “Bob” Jacques (1914-2004)

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Robert Aurel Jacques
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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.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: R. R. Scott House (29 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sunnyside School No. 40 / Oakbank School No. 40 “A” (Oakbank, RM of Springfield)


Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Jean Baptiste Jacques], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 December 1945, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 July 2004.

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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