Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2007

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


Georges Paschal Desbarats


Desbarats, Georges Paschal (1808-1864), printer and publisher, was born in Quebec, Lower Canada, on August 11, 1808, the son of Pierre-Édouard Desbarats and Marie-Josephte Voyer. He became one of the editors of the Quebec Mercury; and in 1844 he was appointed King's printer. This post he held until his death, in Montreal, on November 12, 1864.

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 200.

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