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 Dufferin “Duff” Roblin

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin

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Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Death 30 May 2010 (aged 92)
Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Burial Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Memorial ID 53368455 · View Source
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Premier of Manitoba. The grandson of another Manitoba premier, Rodmond Roblin, "Duff" Roblin served as the 14th premier of Manitoba from 1958 to 1967. During that time he oversaw the construction of the Winnipeg Floodway, also known as "Duff's Ditch". Though he was criticized at the time for the initiative, it has since saved the city of Winnipeg from flooding numerous times, most notably in 1997. He later became a Canadian senator.

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  • Originally Created by: JC
  • Added: 7 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53368455
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (17 Jun 1917–30 May 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53368455, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .