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Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Leach (1892-1982)

Teacher, missionary.

Born at London, England on 4 July 1892, he studied at Ealing College before coming to Canada to join the Oblate Order in July 1913. He did missionary work around Lake Winnipeg, mainly at Berens River, Bloodvein, and Little Grand Rapids. In 1976 he was inducted into the Order of Canada for his community service. He died at Winnipeg on 12 July 1982.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 July 1982, page 35.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 January 2010

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