Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

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


Paul de Cazes


Cazes, Paul de (1841-1913), author, was born in France on June 17, 1841, the son of Charles de Cazes, who came to Canada about 1850, settled in the Eastern Townships, and represented Richmond in the Canadian legislature from 1861 to 1863. Called to the bar in 1869, he practised law at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, until 1880. He then entered the civil service at Quebec, and in 1885 he was appointed secretary of the department of public instruction. On his retirement from, office, he returned to France ; and he died at Neuilly-sur-Seine, on May 28, 1913. He was the author of Notes sur le Canada (Quebec, 1878), L'instruction publique dans la province de Québec (Quebec, 1884). Code de l'instruction publique (Quebec, 1890), Code scolaire de la province de Québec (Quebec, 1905), as well as a number of historical papers contributed to the Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 17.


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