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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Vandaele (c1887-1960)

Barber, community activist.

Born at Lauwe, Belgium, he emigrated to Canada in 1914 and settled at St. Boniface, Manitoba. There he owned and operated a barber shop in the Tourist Hotel for many years, retiring in 1946. He was a founding member of the Belgian Club, and served as Vice-President of the Belgian Mutual Association, President of the Robin Hood Archery Club, and President of the Belgian Memorial Association. He died at St. Boniface on 20 July 1960 and was buried in the Belgian Sacred Heart Cemetery.


“Albert Vandaele, Belgian Club head”, Winnipeg Tribune, 23 July 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 46]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 December 2011

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