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Memorable Manitobans: J. H. Octave Lambert (1852-1910)

Physician.

He was born in St. Cuthbert, Canada East. He was educated at Assumption and Joliette Colleges and graduated in Medicine from Victoria College in 1876. He came west in 1883 and settled in St. Boniface, where he practised until his death.

He was elected to the School Board in 1888 and was Chairman of the Board 1888-89. He took a prominent part in the establishment of St. Boniface Hospital.

Lambert was survived by his wife and three sons.

He is commemorated by Lambert Street in Winnipeg.

Sources:

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

Page revised: 17 October 2008

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