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Joseph Riel (1858 - 1921)

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Joseph Riel
Born in Red River Settlement, Rupert's Landmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in St. Boniface Cathedrale Manitoba Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Saint-Vital, Manitoba, Canadamap
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Categories: Red River Colony | St. Vital, Manitoba.


Joseph was born in the Red River Colony on 5 February 1858. He was the son of Louis Riel and Julie Lagimodiere.

Joseph Riel was the Reeve of the Rural Municipality of St. Boniface (later renamed the RM of St. Vital to avoid confusion with the town of St. Boniface) in 1891 and from 1893 to 1894.

He died in St. Vital on 27 May 1921.

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Charles and Joseph Riel
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