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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Tessier (1891-1948)

Beekeeper.

Born in Quebec, he came to Manitoba as a young man, living at Elm Creek and Starbuck before settling in St. Pierre in 1923. He was a prominent fur farmer and beekeeper and one of the founders of the Manitoba Co-operative Honey Producers Association. He also served as a local school trustee and councillor for the Municipality of De Salaberry.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 29 April 2008

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