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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Vielfaure (1923-2007)

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Albert Vielfaure
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Farmer, MLA (1963-1966), MLA (1966-1969).

Born at La Broquerie on 6 April 1923, where he resided all of his life, he served on the National Farm Products Marketing Council in Ottawa and the Manitoba Hog Board. In 1979, he was named Farmer of the Year in Manitoba. He received the Prix Riel (2001), was inducted in the Manitoba Agriculture Hall of Fame (2002), received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002), and was awarded the Prix Entrepeneur in 2003. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature for the La Verendrye constituency in 1962 and was re-elected in 1966. He and wife Solange (?-2006) had five children: Jocelyne, Monique, Paul, Denis, and Claude. He died on 12 December 2007.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 December 2007.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 January 2018

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