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Solomon Bonneau - CANADA150

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Hidden : 07/11/2017
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This is a Canada 150 project that aims to present places and people important for the Francophone community of Saskatchewan. More information : Geocaching CÉCS

Ceci est un projet Canada 150 qui vise à faire découvrir des personnalités et lieux importants pour la communauté francophone de la Saskatchewan. Plus d'information : Géocachette CÉCS


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Born in Manitoba in 1888, Solomon Bonneau arrived in Gravelbourg in 1918.

After he was called to the Saskatchewan Bar, Solomon pursued a  career as a lawyer and, while he did that, he also acquired a printing plant in Gravelbourg, in 1927. He directed  the publication and printing of many Francophone newspapers in Saskatchewan, such as l’Étoile de Gravelbourg and La Voix Catholique.

Solomon Bonneau also worked as a correspondent for several media outlets, such as the Canadian Press. He was very involved in his community, as well, notably serving as Mayor of Gravelbourg from 1945 to 1952 and as President of theAssociation des Commissaires franco-canadiens (Association of Franco-Canadian School Trustees).

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Né au Manitoba en 1888, Solomon Bonneau arrive à Gravelbourg en 1918.

Après avoir passé son barreau en Saskatchewan, Solomon, tout en poursuivant sa carrière d’avocat, fait l’acquisition d’une imprimerie à Gravelbourg en 1927. Il dirigera la publication et l’impression de nombreux journaux francophones de la Saskatchewan, tels que l’Étoile de Gravelbourg et La Voix Catholique.

Solomon Bonneau sera aussi correspondant pour plusieurs médias, comme la Presse canadienne. Il est aussi très impliqué dans sa communauté : il sera, entre autres, maire de Gravelbourg entre 1945 et 1952 et président de l’association des Commissaires franco-canadiens.

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