Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2007

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Disraeli, a town in Wolfe county, Quebec, on Aylmer lake, and on the Quebec Central Railway, 50 miles north of Sherbrooke. It was named in honour of Benjamin Disraeli, afterwards Lord Beaconsfield, prime minister of Great Britain (1868-81). It is largely an industrial town, but Aylmer lake attracts also tourists and summer visitors.


Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 214.


© 2007 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College