Chouinard, George

Force: Canadian Army

George Chouinard, born on May 5, 1916 in Vegreville AB, was the son of Sylvio and Jenny (St. Hilaire) Chouinard. He arrived in Girouxville AB with his father in 1928, first attending school in the old church, and then at the Girouxville school. After leaving school, George worked in the Girouxville area and in Edmonton. He married Aurore Poirier on July 14, 1939, and shortly afterwards he served in the armed forces during WW II. Returning from war, George purchased the land SE 10-78-22-5 and lived there with his family. Aurore and George had 7 children: Paul, Robert, Andre, Fernand, Rene, Louise, and Linda. In 1962 they sold their land, and moved to Prince George, BC, and later (in the 1980’s) George moved to Richmond BC.

Source: Reflexions p. 429 – 430 (photo p. 430)