Dumont, Florent “Floyd”

Floyd Dumont was born on February 1, 1918 in Lac Megantic, Quebec, being the 7th of 12 children of Charles and Antonia (Couture) Dumont. In 1923 the family settled in Lac Pelletier SK where they farmed until 1930. Because of a bad drought, they moved west to Whitemud AB and homesteaded. Floyd joined the Army in 1940, serving overseas for 5 years. Shortly after the war, he filed on a homestead in Whitemud: N. ½ -05-75-22-W5 very near the Dumont family. (The father, Charles, had passed away in 1940). On November 12, 1949 Floyd married Helen Halabowich. They raised 2 children: Emil and David, and moved to Vancouver BC in 1956. Floyd died in October 1995 in Grande Prairie at age 77.

Source: Guy pp. 625 – 626 (photo p. 624)
Where the Red Willow Grew pp. 605 – 607 (photo of Floyd as a young child p. 607)
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