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Bishop Joseph-Norbert Provencher
Birth: Feb. 12, 1787
Centre-du-Quebec Region
Quebec, Canada
Death: Jun. 7, 1853
Greater Winnipeg
Manitoba, Canada

First Roman Catholic Bishop in the Canadian West. In 1822, he accepted the post of Bishop for the then-North West Territories. Provencher went to live at Red River, current-day Winnipeg, where he ministered to the Metis and other settlers and established schooling for the local children. Today in Winnipeg, there is a Provencher Bridge, a Provencher Blvd and a school named in honor of him. (bio by: JC) 
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  Jean-Baptiste Provencher (1747 - 1802)
  Elisabeth Proulx Provencher (1755 - 1807)
Saint Boniface Cathedral Cemetery
Greater Winnipeg
Manitoba, Canada
GPS (lat/lon): 49.88926, -97.12309
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Originally Created by: JC
Record added: Jan 12, 2007
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