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Memorable Manitobans: Leo Victor Teillet (1950-2014)

Lawyer, community activist.

A descendant of Louis Riel, he helped to start La Brigade de la Riviere Rouge and volunteered at the Festival du Voyageur, serving a two-year term as its President. He worked with the Division Scolaire Franco-Manitobaine to preserve French language rights in Manitoba, and served on the board of the Manitoba Metis Federation. He died at Winnipeg on 9 May 2014 and was buried in the St-Pierre-Jolys Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 May 2014, page B18.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2019

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