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Memorable Manitobans: Louis Phillips Roy (1889-?)

Lawyer, judge.

Born at St. Sebastian, Quebec on 13 January 1889, son of Theodore Roy and Louise Longtin, He was educated at Laval University in Montreal (BA) before coming to Winnipeg where he practised law for a number of years as a partner in the form of Dubuc & Roy. On the retirement of Judge Prud’homme in 1925, he was appointed as a Judge of the Central Division in the Eastern Judicial District. On 22 May 1918, he married Pauline Prud’homme, daughter of L. A. Prud’Homme. They had two sons and a daughter, Louise Roy Morin. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Windsor Golf Club. His recreations included golf, tennis and gardening. Roman Catholic. He was a Liberal candidate for the La Verendrye constituency in the 1922 general election. In 1925, he lived at 287 Rue St. Jean Baptiste in St. Boniface.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 June 2018

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