The Honourable Francis Laurence Jobin
The Honourable Francis Laurence Jobin Archives of Manitoba: Jobin, Francis L. (N19486)

Term of Office: 15 March 1976 – 23 October 1981
Born: Winnipeg, 14 August 1914
Died: Winnipeg, 25 August 1995

  • Educated at St. Paul’s College, Winnipeg; Campion College, Regina and University of Manitoba.
  • Arrived in Flin Flon in 1935 and found employment with Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting as a labourer, miner, and surveyor before moving to the company’s purchasing deparment.
  • One of the organizers of the first union in Flin Flon, preceding the United Steelworkers of America.
  • Member of the Manitoba Legislature 1949-59.
  • Minister of Industry and Commerce 1956-58.
  • Unsuccessfully contested federal election of 1962.
  • Member of Flin Flon Council 1966-76 and Mayor of Flin Flon 1974-76.
  • Founding President of the Flin Flon Trout Festival.