Memorial to Lieutenant Governor Forget (detail)

J.P. O'Shea, Montreal

Amedee Forget (1847-1923) was the last Lieutenant Governor of the Northwest Territories, and the first Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Saskatchewan (founded in 1905). He was a member of this parish. Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier appointed him Lieut. Gov. of the NWT in 1898. The town of Forget, Saskatchewan is named after him.

Memorial to Lieutenant Governor Forget (detail)