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Memorable Manitobans: Maxime Lépine (c1837-1897)

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Born at St. Boniface, Manitoba, son of Jean-Baptiste Bérard dit Lépine and Julia Henry, brother of Ambrose Dydine Lépine and Jean-Baptiste Lépine, he served in the Manitoba Legislature 1874 to 1878. He moved to Saskatchewan in 1882. He was one of Louis Riel’s councillors during the 1885 North West Rebellion, was tried for treason, received a seven-year sentence which was subsequently revoked and was pardoned. He died in poverty at Duck Lake, Saskatchewan on 16 September 1897.

Sources:

“Maxime Lepine dead”, Manitoba Free Press, 20 September 1897, page 1.

Maxime Lepine, Dictionary of Canadian Biography.

Page revised: 29 January 2010

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