Verreau, Hospice-Anthelme Jean Baptiste


Verreau, Hospice-Anthelme Jean Baptiste
(1828-1901)
   Born at L'Islet, Quebec. Educated at Quebec Seminary, and a teacher there in 1847-1848. In 1848-1856 principal of Ste. Thérèse College. In 1851 ordained priest. In 1857 first principal of the Jacques Cartier Normal School in Montreal. Sent by the Quebec provincial government in 1873 to Europe to make investigations respecting Canadian history, the results of which were published in 1875. In 1887 appointed to the chair of Canadian history in Laval University. A fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; a member of the Société des Antiquaires de Normandie; and a member of the Société des Arcadem of Rome.
   Index: L On educational work of Marguerite Bourgeoys, 127. F On attempt to civilize the Indians, 168; on character of Frontenac, 360.
   Bib.: Morgan, Can. Men.

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