Justine Lacoste-Beaubien

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Justine Lacoste-Beaubien
Justine Lacoste Beaubien 1903.jpg
Justine Lacoste-Beaubien (1903)
Born (1877-10-01)October 1, 1877
Montreal, Quebec
Died January 17, 1967(1967-01-17) (aged 89)
Known for Opening the Saint-Justine hospital
Relatives Alexandre Lacoste, father

Justine Lacoste-Beaubien (October 1, 1877 – January 17, 1967) was one of the founders of the children's hospital Sainte-Justine Hospital.

Born in Montreal, the daughter of Alexandre Lacoste and Marie-Louise Globensky, she married Louis de Gaspé-Beaubien, son of Hon. Louis Beaubien, in 1899. Her maternal great-grandfather was born in Berlin to a family of Polish origin.[1]

In 1934 Lacoste-Beaubien was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire "for services for sick and crippled children; in founding and extending the St. Justine Hospital".[2]

Further reading[edit]

  • Nicolle Forget; Francine Harel-Giasson; Francine Séguin (1995). Justine Lacoste-Beaubien et l'Hôpital Sainte-Justine (in French). PUQ. ISBN 2-7605-0861-7. 
  • Anne-Marie Sicotte (2002). Justine Lacoste-Beaubien: au secours des enfants malades (in French). XYZ Publishing. ISBN 2-89261-324-8. 


  1. ^ Généalogie du Québec et d'Amérique française. "Arbre généalogique famille : Globensky" (in French). 
  2. ^ "No. 34010". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1934-01-01. pp. 11–11.