This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Chronicles of Canada
|Title:||The Great Intendant: A Chronicle of Jean Talon in Canada 1665-1672 (Chronicles of Canada #6)|
|Publisher:||Glasgow, Brook & Company|
|Tags:||Canada, Canadiana, history, non-fiction|
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|Comments:||The Chronicles of Canada volume 6|
Author Bio for Chapais, Thomas
Thomas Chapais (1858-1946) was a French-Canadian politician and journalist. He was born in Saint-Denis in Kamouraska, the son of Jean-Charles Chapais, one of the Fathers of Confederation. He attended the University of Laval and graduated as a lawyer in 1879. He served as a provincial politician for over 50 years in the governments of Taillon and Duplessis. He was in the legislative counsel (1892), senator (1919) and was Canada's delegate to the League of Nations. As a journalist, he wrote for La Presse, Le Vingt-quatre juin, and La Voix du Patriotisme. He was editor-in-chief of the Courier du Canada (1884-1901) and owner of the newspaper (1890-1901). He also wrote several books on Canadian history. The north central town of Chapais is named in his honour (Commission de toponymie, Quebec)
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