Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2005

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


Jean Nicolas Laverlochère


Laverlochère, Jean Nicolas (1812-1884), missionary, was born in France in 1812. He entered the Oblate order, and was ordained a priest at Montreal , Canada, in 1844. He was a missionary in the Saguenay district from 1844 to 1847, in the North West from 1847 to 1863, at Plattsburg , New York from 1863 to 1868, and on lake Timiskaming from 1868 to his death on September 4, 1884 . He was the author of Mission de la Baie d' Hudson: Lettre de Mgr l'Evêque de Bytown (n.p., 1848).


Laverlochère, a village in Témiscamingue county, Quebec, on the Canadian National Railway, 8 miles from Lorrainville.

Source : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. IV, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 400p., p. 5.


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