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Charles Eugène Panet


Panet, Charles Eugène (1829-1898), deputy minister of militia and defence (1875-98), was born at Quebec on November 27, 1829, the son of the Hon. Philippe Panet. He was educated at the Quebec Seminary and at the Jesuit College , Georgetown ; and in 1854 he was called to the bar of bower Canada. In 1874 he was called to the Senate of Canada; but in 1875 he resigned his seat in the Senate to accept the position of deputy minister of militia and defence, and he retained this position until shortly before his death at Ottawa on November 22, 1898. He was thrice married; and he had sixteen children. In 1886 he was gazetted a colonel in the Canadian militia. See P. G. Roy, La famille Panet (Lévis, 1906).

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada , Vol. V, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 401p., p. 81.


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